BC Geographical Names

Name Details:

Name: Carcajou Pass
Feature TypeClick here for a list of
Feature Types.
:
Pass (2) - Low opening in a mountain range or hills, offering a route from one side to the other
StatusClick here for an explanation of Status.: Official
Relative Location: On BC-Alberta boundary, N end Mount Robson Provincial Park, N of Valemount, Cariboo Land District
Latitude-LongitudeClick here for an explanation of Position Type.: 53°14'00''N, 119°16'00''W at the approximate centre of this feature.
DatumClick here for an explanation of Datum.: NAD27
NTS MapClick here for an explanation of NTS Map.: 83E/3
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Origin Notes and History:

Carcajou Pass adopted 13 January 1925 on BC-Alberta boundary sheet 33, not Wolverine Pass as labelled on BC map 3H, 1919 & 1923.
Source: BC place name cards, or correspondence to/from BC's Chief Geographer or BC Geographical Names Office
Carcajou is the French word for wolverine.
Source: BC place name cards, or correspondence to/from BC's Chief Geographer or BC Geographical Names Office