BC Geographical Names

Name Details:

Name: Jumbo Glacier
Feature TypeClick here for a list of
Feature Types.
Mountain Resort Municipality
StatusClick here for an explanation of Status.: Official
Name Authority: BC Geographical Names Office
Relative Location: Surrounding Commander Glacier and headwaters of Jumbo Creek, W of Invermere, Kootenay Land District
Latitude-LongitudeClick here for an explanation of Position Type.: 50°24'30''N, 116°34'00''W at the approximate location of the Municipal Hall.
DatumClick here for an explanation of Datum.: NAD83
NTS MapClick here for an explanation of NTS Map.: 82K/7
Related MapClick here for an explanation of Related Maps.: 82K/7
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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.