Jumbo Glacier

Feature Type:Mountain Resort Municipality - A populated place with legally defined boundaries, incorporated as a mountain resort municipality under the provincial Municipal Act.
Name Authority: BC Geographical Names Office
Relative Location: Surrounding Commander Glacier and headwaters of Jumbo Creek, W of Invermere, Kootenay Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 50°24'30''N, 116°34'00''W at the approximate location of the Municipal Hall.
Datum: NAD83
NTS Map: 82K/7
Related Maps: 82K/7

Origin Notes and History:

Incorporated under the Municipal Act as a Mountain Resort Municipality per Order in Council 760, 19 November 2012, to be known as Jumbo Glacier Mountain Resort Municipality. Gazette Date 6 December 2012, provisions & obligations coming into force 19 February 2013 per Letters Patent.

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