BC Geographical Names

Name Details:

Name: Bonnington 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: Between Salmo and Columbia Rivers, S of Nelson, Kootenay Land District
Latitude-LongitudeClick here for an explanation of Position Type.: 49°14'00''N, 117°27'00''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.: 82F/3
Related MapClick here for an explanation of Related Maps.: 82F/3
82F/4
82F/5
82F/6
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Origin Notes and History:

Adopted 2 March 1948 on 82F/6, as labelled on BC map 1EM, 1915. See Bonnington Falls (community).
Source: BC place name cards, or correspondence to/from BC's Chief Geographer or BC Geographical Names Office
Identified as Beaver Mountains on Fletcher's 1894 map, 138-B1, "West Kootenay".
Source: BC place name cards, or correspondence to/from BC's Chief Geographer or BC Geographical Names Office
Bounded by Kootenay and Columbia Rivers on the west; Pend-d'Oreille River on the south; Salmo River and Cottonwood Creek on the east; West Arm Kootenay Land and Kootenay River on the north. (Memoir 38, "Geology of the North American Codillera at 49th Parallel" by Daly (date not cited))
Source: BC place name cards, or correspondence to/from BC's Chief Geographer or BC Geographical Names Office