Carcajou 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, N end Mount Robson Provincial Park, N of Valemount, Cariboo Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 53°14'00''N, 119°16'00''W at the approximate centre of this feature.
Datum: NAD27
NTS Map: 83E/3

Origin Notes and History:

Carcajou Pass adopted 13 January 1925 on BC-Alberta boundary sheet 33, not Wolverine Pass as labelled on BC map 3H, 1919 & 1923.

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

Carcajou is the French word for wolverine.

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