BC Geographical Names

Name Details:

Name: Beaverfoot 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 the Columbia, Kicking Horse and Beaverfoot Rivers, SE of Golden, Kootenay Land District
Latitude-LongitudeClick here for an explanation of Position Type.: 51°08'00''N, 116°38'00''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.: 82N/2
Related MapClick here for an explanation of Related Maps.: 82K/16
82N/1
82N/2
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Origin Notes and History:

"Beaverfoot Range of Mountains" adopted in the 5th Report of the Geographic Board of Canada, 30 June 1904, in association with Beaverfoot River. Form of name changed to Beaverfoot Mountains in the 18th Report of the Geographic Board of Canada, 31 March 1924, as identified in the 1909 BC Gazetteer and as labelled on BC map 1EM, 1915. Form of name changed to Beaverfoot Range 3 April 1952 on 82N/SE, as widely identified in geological references (file Y.1.50).
Source: BC place name cards, or correspondence to/from BC's Chief Geographer or BC Geographical Names Office
Southern extent is Hatch Creek.
Source: BC place name cards, or correspondence to/from BC's Chief Geographer or BC Geographical Names Office