Baker Creek

British Columbia. Creek: Columbia River drainage
Flows SW into Canoe Reach
52.2833 N 118.55 W — Map 83D/7 — GoogleGeoHack
Earliest known reference to this name is 1896
Name officially adopted in 1935
Official in BCCanada
James Baker

James Baker

Named after Colonel James Baker [1830-1906], Provincial Secretary and Minister of Mines for British Columbia from 1892 to1898.

Adopted 5 March 1935 on Jasper Park south map. First labelled on a map published in 1896 (title not cited in BC files) (information provided by H. Nation, 1934).

Baker Creek is also the local name of Holliday Creek in the Fraser watershed.


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