BC Geographical Names

Name Details:

Name: Twin Glacier
Feature TypeClick here for a list of
Feature Types.
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
Name Authority: BC Geographical Names Office
Relative Location: Flows S into Twin River, E of Hoodoo Mountain, SE of junction of Porcupine and Stikine Rivers, Cassiar Land District
Latitude-LongitudeClick here for an explanation of Position Type.: 56°48'30''N, 131°11'30''W at the approximate centre of this feature.
DatumClick here for an explanation of Datum.: NAD83
NTS MapClick here for an explanation of NTS Map.: 104B/14
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Origin Notes and History:

Adopted in 1935 for Geological Survey sheet 311A, Stikine & Iskut Rivers Area - an established local name used by navigators and prospectors (February 1930 names list compiled by R. Dickison, GSC field staff, Ottawa file OFB 1274). Re-approved 20 January 1955 on 104B.
Source: BC place name cards, files, correspondence and/or research by BC Chief Geographer/Geographical Names Office.