Bulkley Ranges

Feature Type:Ranges - Group or chain of mountains or hills. Plural of Range (2).
Status:
Name Authority: BC Geographical Names Office
Relative Location: Between Houston and Terrace, Range 5 Coast Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 54°40'00''N, 127°40'00''W at the approximate centre of this feature.
Datum: NAD27
NTS Map: 93L/12
Related Maps:
103I/16 103I/9 103P/1 93E/13
93L/10 93L/11 93L/12 93L/13
93L/14 93L/3 93L/4 93L/5
93L/6 93L/7 93M/3 93M/4

Origin Notes and History:

Bulkley Mountains adopted 2 April 1918; form of name changed to Bulkley Ranges, (not Bulkley Range) 5 July 1951 on 93M (file C.2.46). Confirmed 4 October 1951 on 103I. See Bulkley River.

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

"Within the Hazelton Mountains. On the northwest, these mountains stand close to the Coast Mtns, from which they are separated by the valley of Zymoetz and Clore Rivers. On the east they are separated from the Skeena Mountains by Bulkley Valley." (GSC Memoir 247, p.45)

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