BC Geographical Names

Name Details:

Name: Compton Névé
Feature TypeClick here for a list of
Feature Types.
Névé - Accumulation of ice resulting from the transformation of snow on higher ground
StatusClick here for an explanation of Status.: Official
Name Authority: BC Geographical Names Office
Relative Location: E of Mount Gilbert on S side of Bishop River, SW of Chilko Lake, Range 1 Coast Land District
Latitude-LongitudeClick here for an explanation of Position Type.: 50°49'00''N, 124°11'00''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.: 92K/16
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Origin Notes and History:

Adopted 6 November 1952 on 92K as submitted by the Vancouver Section of the Alpine Club of Canada, in association with nearby Mount Gilbert. Also Compton Glacier.
Source: BC place name cards, or correspondence to/from BC's Chief Geographer or BC Geographical Names Office