BC Geographical Names

Name Details:

Name: Robson Glacier
Feature TypeClick here for a list of
Feature Types.
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Glacier - Mass of permanent snow and ice flowing from an area of snow accumulation on higher ground
StatusClick here for an explanation of Status.: Official
Relative Location: On BC-Alberta boundary, E of Berg Lake in Mount Robson Provincial Park, Cariboo Land District
Latitude-LongitudeClick here for an explanation of Position Type.: 53°08'00''N, 119°06'00''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:

Robson Glacier adopted 4 December 1923 for BC-Alberta Boundary Atlas sheet 32 & 32A, as identified in labelled on A.O. Wheeler's 1912 map "Topographical Map showing Mount Robson and Mountains of the Continental Divide" to accompany reports of the Alpine Club of Canada 1911 Expedition.
Source: BC place name cards, or correspondence to/from BC's Chief Geographer or BC Geographical Names Office
Extends north from Mount Robson and Robson Cirque to Robson Pass.
Source: BC place name cards, or correspondence to/from BC's Chief Geographer or BC Geographical Names Office