Bess 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, just N of N end Mount Robson Provincial Park, Cariboo Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 53°18'59"N, 119°21'04"W at the approximate centre of this feature.
Datum: WGS84
NTS Map: 83E/6

Origin Notes and History:

Adopted 13 January 1925 on BC-Alberta boundary sheet # 33, as labelled on BC map 3H, 1915, 1919, 1923. See Mount Bess.

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