Fairweather Ranges

Feature Type:Ranges - Group or chain of mountains or hills. Plural of Range (2).
Status:
Name Authority: BC Geographical Names Office
Relative Location: On Alaska-BC boundary, between Fairweather Mountain and Alsek River, Cassiar Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 59°15'00''N, 137°27'00''W at the approximate centre of this feature.
Datum: NAD83
NTS Map: 114P/3
Related Maps: 114I/13
114P/3
114P/4
114P/5
114P/6

Origin Notes and History:

Fairweather Range adopted 22 May 1947 on Ottawa file 0248-B, as applied on Geological Survey map 922A, Graham Island, 1911. Form of name changed to Fairweather Ranges 18 October 1966 on 114NE.

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