Kitimat Ranges

Feature Type:Ranges - Group or chain of mountains or hills. Plural of Range (2).
Status:
Name Authority: BC Geographical Names Office
Relative Location: From Burke Channel to Portland Inlet, Range 4 Coast Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 53°50'00''N, 128°30'00''W at the approximate centre of this feature.
Datum: NAD27
NTS Map: 103H/15
Related Maps:
103A/10 103A/15 103A/16 103A/8
103A/9 103G/16 103H/1 103H/10
103H/11 103H/12 103H/13 103H/14
103H/15 103H/16 103H/2 103H/6
103H/7 103H/8 103H/9 103I/1
103I/10 103I/11 103I/12 103I/13
103I/14 103I/15 103I/2 103I/3
103I/4 103I/5 103I/6 103I/7
103I/8 103I/9 103J/16 103J/8
103J/9 103P/3 93C/3 93C/4
93C/5 93D/1 93D/10 93D/11
93D/12 93D/13 93D/14 93D/15
93D/2 93D/3 93D/4 93D/5
93D/6 93D/7 93D/8 93D/9
93E/11 93E/12 93E/13 93E/2
93E/3 93E/4 93E/5 93E/6
93L/4 93L/5

Origin Notes and History:

Adopted 9 May 1966 on 103/SE - a division of the Coast Mountains east of Hecate Strait; described as "North of Burke Channel, Range 4 Coast District in the 1966 BC Gazetteer.

Source: BC place name cards, files, correspondence and/or research by BC Chief Geographer/Geographical Names Office.

A division of the Coast Mountains between the Pacific Ranges and the Boundary Ranges, extending from Burke Channel to Portland Inlet Also in areas of 93D, 93E, 93L and 103A, 103H, 103I, 103J, 103P.

Source: BC place name cards, files, correspondence and/or research by BC Chief Geographer/Geographical Names Office.

Kitimat is an Indian name meaning "the people of the snow".

Source: Canadian Geographical Names Database, Ottawa