BC Geographical Names

Name Details:

Name: Rainbow Range
Feature TypeClick here for a list of
Feature Types.
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Range (2) - Group or chain of mountains or hills
StatusClick here for an explanation of Status.: Official
Relative Location: N. of junction of Hotnarko and Atnarko Rivers, Range 3 Coast Land District
Latitude-LongitudeClick here for an explanation of Position Type.: 52°43'00''N, 125°49'00''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.: 93C/12
Related MapClick here for an explanation of Related Maps.: 83E/3
93C/12
93D/9
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Origin Notes and History:

Rainbow Mountains identified in the 1930 BC Gazetteer. Form of name changed to Rainbow Range 3 July 1947 on 93 SW. Extends west to 93D/9 at 52 37 - 126 05.
Source: BC place name cards, or correspondence to/from BC's Chief Geographer or BC Geographical Names Office