Camp Creek

British Columbia. Creek: Columbia River drainage
Flows N into Canoe River
52°45’00” N 119°15’00” W — Map 83D/14 — GoogleGeoHack
Earliest known reference to this name is 1919 (BC map 3H).
Name officially adopted in 1961. Official in BC

The camp was that of Canadian Pacific Railway surveyor Roderick McLennan, who wintered here in 1871–72.
Not associated with David Thompson’s Boat Encampment (also known as Canoe Encampment).

References:

  • MacGregor, James Grierson [1905-1989]. Overland by the Yellowhead. Saskatoon: Western Producer, 1974
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