BC Geographical Names

Name Details:

Name: Karmutzen Range
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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: W side of Nimpkish Lake, S of Port McNeill (municipality), Rupert Land District
Latitude-LongitudeClick here for an explanation of Position Type.: 50°22'48''N, 127°00'46''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.: 92L/6
Related MapClick here for an explanation of Related Maps.: 92L/6
92L/7
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Origin Notes and History:

Karmutsen Range adopted 3 June 1947 on 92L/6. Spelling changed to Karmutzen Range 26 April 1965 on 92L, to conform to the spelling of nearby Karmutzen Mountain, in turn identified in G.M. Dawson's 1897 map & report for Geological Survey of Canada.
Source: BC place name cards, or correspondence to/from BC's Chief Geographer or BC Geographical Names Office
Bounded on the west by Karmutzen Creek; on the north by the lower channel of Kilpapa River; on the east by Nimpkish Lake; on the south by Tlakwa Creek.
Source: BC place name cards, or correspondence to/from BC's Chief Geographer or BC Geographical Names Office