Morkill 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 SW into Fraser River just above (NW) of Crescent Spur, NE of McBride, Cariboo Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 53°36'45''N, 120°42'17''W at the approximate mouth of this feature.
Datum: NAD83
NTS Map: 93H/10
Related Maps: 83E/12
93H/10

Origin Notes and History:

Adopted 3 February 1925 on BC-Alberta boundary sheet 36 & 37, as identified in Boundary Report Part III, 1923, p.42.

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

Named by Interprovincial boundary surveyors, after Dalby Brooks Morkill ( -1955), BCLS; his obituary or career biography is published in 1956 Annual Report of Land Surveyors of British Columbia.

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