Moose River

River. British Columbia: Flows SE into Fraser River, E of Moose Lake
52°55’00” N 118°48’00” W — Map 83D/15 — GoogleGeoHack
Earliest known reference to this name is 1871 (Trutch).
Name officially adopted in 1957. Official in BCCanada

This name appears on B.C. Surveyor General Joseph Trutch’s 1871 map of British Columbia.

Also on McEvoy’s 1900 map showing the Yellowhead Pass region.

References:

  • Trutch, Joseph William [1826–1904]. Map of British Columbia to the 56th Parallel North Latitude. Victoria, B.C.: Lands and Works Office, 1871. University of Victoria
  • McEvoy, James [1862–1935]. “Map Showing Yellowhead Pass Route From Edmonton To Tête-Jaune Cache.” (1900). Natural Resources Canada

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