Jeffrey Creek

British Columbia. Creek: Columbia River drainage
Flows SE. into Wood River from Mount Brown Icefield
52.2833 N 118.15 W — Map 83D/8 — GoogleGeoHack
Earliest known reference to this name is 1922 (Wheeler)
Name officially adopted in 1954
Official in BCCanada

Probably named by the Alberta-British Columbia Boundary Commission which surveyed the area in 1920. Boundary comissioner Arthur Oliver Wheeler [1860–1945] mentions Jeffrey Creek in his 1922 article on Mount Brown and Mount Hooker.


  • Wheeler, Arthur Oliver [1860–1945]. “The location of Mts. Brown and Hooker.” Canadian Alpine Journal, Vol. 12 (1921–1922):123-129

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