Nautley River

Feature Type:Channel (3) - Narrow stretch of water connecting two bodies of water.
Status:
Name Authority: BC Geographical Names Office
Relative Location: Drains Fraser Lake into Nechako River, Range 5 Coast Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 54°05'00''N, 124°36'36''W at the approximate centre of this feature.
Datum: NAD83
NTS Map: 93K/2

Origin Notes and History:

Adopted 21 April 1966 on 93 K/2.

Source: BC place name cards, files, correspondence and/or research by BC Chief Geographer/Geographical Names Office.

This is the local name for the 1 mile long channel that drains Fraser Lake into Nechako River. From the 1930's to 1966, this outlet was mistakenly labelled "Stellako River" [now confined between Fran├žois and Fraser Lakes.] So-named because it flows through Nautley IR 1.

Source: BC place name cards, files, correspondence and/or research by BC Chief Geographer/Geographical Names Office.