Peace Canyon Dam

Feature Type:Dam - A barrier constructed to hold back water, to raise and control its level and/or to form a reservoir.
Name Authority: BC Geographical Names Office
Relative Location: On Peace River, in Hudson's Hope (municipality), SW of Fort St. John, Peace River Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 55°58'54''N, 121°59'33''W at the approximate centre of this feature.
Datum: NAD83
NTS Map: 93P/13

Origin Notes and History:

Formerly identified as "Site One"; completed in 1980, the pondage to be called "Dinosaur Lake".

Source: BC place name cards, or correspondence to/from BC's Chief Geographer or BC Geographical Names Office