Forgetmenot Pass

Feature Type:Pass (2) - Low opening in a mountain range or hills, offering a route from one side to the other.
Status:
Name Authority: BC Geographical Names Office
Relative Location: On BC- Alberta boundary, N of McBride between Casket Pass and Fetherstonhaugh Pass, Cariboo Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 53°45'10''N, 119°53'45''W at the approximate centre of this feature.
Datum: NAD83
NTS Map: 83E/13

Origin Notes and History:

Forgetmenot Pass adopted 1 December 1925 on BC-Alberta boundary sheet 37, not "North Muddywater Pass" as identified in earlier documents.

Source: BC place name cards, or correspondence to/from BC's Chief Geographer or BC Geographical Names Office

Named by boundary surveyors because of the abundance of this flower. Mary L. Jobe had labelled nearby Forgetmenot Creek on her 1914 map "Preliminary map of the Canadian Rocky Mountains, between Jarvis Pass and Yellowhead Pass" etc.

Source: BC place name cards, or correspondence to/from BC's Chief Geographer or BC Geographical Names Office