Pacific Creek

British Columbia. Creek: Columbia River drainage
Flows SE into Wood River
52°18’00” N 118°08’00” W — Map 83D/8 — GoogleGeoHack
Name officially adopted in 1924. Official in BCCanada

The name is presumably connected to David Thompson’s crossing of the continental divide in 1811, as it is the first watercourse on the Pacific side of Athabasca Pass.

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