Batchelor Range

Feature Type:Range (2) - Group or chain of mountains or hills.
Status:
Name Authority: BC Geographical Names Office
Relative Location: Between Thompson River and Long Lake, on W side of Kamloops (city), Kamloops Division Yale Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 50°46'58''N, 120°23'12''W at the approximate centre of this feature.
Datum: NAD83
NTS Map: 92I/16
Related Maps: 92I/16
92I/9

Origin Notes and History:

Batchelor Range adopted 6 May 1924 on Heffley sheet, not "Garde Lafferty Hills" as labelled on Geological Survey sheet 557, Kamloops, 1895.

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

Batchelor is the established local name, referring to one Owen S. Batchelor, local prospector and rancher. See also Batchelor Hill (hill).

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