Moose River

Feature Type:River - Watercourse of variable size, which has tributaries and flows into a body of water or a larger watercourse.
Status:
Name Authority: BC Geographical Names Office
Relative Location: Flows SE into head of Fraser River just above Moose Lake, in Mount Robson Provincial Park, Cariboo Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 52°54'52''N, 118°48'23''W at the approximate mouth of this feature.
Datum: NAD83
NTS Map: 83D/15
Related Maps: 83D/15
83E/2

Origin Notes and History:

Moose River adopted 4 December 1923, applied to the channel labelled "East Branch Moose River" on A.O. Wheeler's 1911 topographic map of Mount Robson (copy in Canadian Alpine Journal, 1912); in association with Moose Lake.

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