BC Geographical Names

Name Details:

Name: Abbot Pass
Feature TypeClick here for a list of
Feature Types.
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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-AB border, NE of Lake McArthur, Kootenay Land District
Latitude-LongitudeClick here for an explanation of Position Type.: 51°22'00''N, 116°17'00''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.: 82N/8
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Origin Notes and History:

Adopted by the Geographic Board of Canada 30 June 1904.
Source: BC place name cards, or correspondence to/from BC's Chief Geographer or BC Geographical Names Office
Named in 1896 by Prof. Charles E. Fay, after Phillip Stanley Abbot of the Appalachian Mountain Club of Boston, who was killed in a fall from the summit of Mt. Lefroy, 3 August 1896.
Source: BC place name cards, or correspondence to/from BC's Chief Geographer or BC Geographical Names Office