Alsek Ranges

Feature Type:Ranges - Group or chain of mountains or hills. Plural of Range (2).
Status:
Name Authority: BC Geographical Names Office
Relative Location: Extends NW into Yukon, between Alsek and Kelsall Rivers, Cassiar Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 59°31'00''N, 137°22'00''W at the approximate centre of this feature.
Datum: NAD27
NTS Map: 114P/11
Related Maps:
114P/10 114P/11 114P/12 114P/13
114P/14 114P/15 114P/16 114P/2
114P/3 114P/5 114P/6 114P/7
114P/8 114P/9

Origin Notes and History:

Adopted 2 June 1950 on Canadian Geological Survey map 115A and on map of Canadian Cordillera, 922A.

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

Part of St. Elias Mountains. Alsek Ranges extend from 59º20 - 137º15 to 60º19 - 137º48.

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

" place where people rest " range. (translation from Yukon Geographical Names Program).

Source: included with note