BC Geographical Names

Name Details:

Name: Bulkley Ranges
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Feature Types.
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Ranges - Plural of Range (2)
StatusClick here for an explanation of Status.: Official
Relative Location: Between Houston and Terrace, Range 5 Coast Land District
Latitude-LongitudeClick here for an explanation of Position Type.: 54°40'00''N, 127°40'00''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.: 93L/12
Related MapClick here for an explanation of Related Maps.:
103I/16 103I/9 103P/1 93E/13
93L/10 93L/11 93L/12 93L/13
93L/14 93L/3 93L/4 93L/5
93L/6 93L/7 93M/3 93M/4
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Origin Notes and History:

Bulkley Mountains adopted 2 April 1918; form of name changed to Bulkley Ranges, (not Bulkley Range) 5 July 1951 on 93M (file C.2.46). Confirmed 4 October 1951 on 103I. See Bulkley River.
Source: BC place name cards, or correspondence to/from BC's Chief Geographer or BC Geographical Names Office
"Within the Hazelton Mountains. On the northwest, these mountains stand close to the Coast Mtns, from which they are separated by the valley of Zymoetz and Clore Rivers. On the east they are separated from the Skeena Mountains by Bulkley Valley." (GSC Memoir 247, p.45)
Source: BC place name cards, or correspondence to/from BC's Chief Geographer or BC Geographical Names Office