Beady Range

Feature Type:Range (2) - Group or chain of mountains or hills.
Status:
Name Authority: BC Geographical Names Office
Relative Location: NE. of N. end of Dease Lake, Cassiar Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 58°50'00''N, 129°54'00''W at the approximate centre of this feature.
Datum: NAD27
NTS Map: 104I/13
Related Maps: 104I
104I/13

Origin Notes and History:

Beady Mountains adopted 1 June 1937 on Geological Survey sheet 381A, as labelled on BC map 1H, 1917. Form changed to Beady Range 17 January 1952 on 104I, being a more accurate description of the feature (letter from Mr. Bostock, file E.1.36)

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

Possibly after J.C. Beedy [sic], identified in 1886 BC Mines Report as a prospector in the Stikine area. See also Beady Creek near Dease Lake and Bead Creek near Barkerville.

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