Samuel Black Range

Feature Type:Range (2) - Group or chain of mountains or hills.
Status:
Name Authority: BC Geographical Names Office
Relative Location: Omineca Mountains, W of junction of Finlay and Toodoggone Rivers, W of Fort Ware (community), Cassiar Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 57°17'00''N, 126°58'00''W at the approximate centre of this feature.
Datum: NAD83
NTS Map: 94E/7
Related Maps: 94E/2
94E/3
94E/6
94E/7

Origin Notes and History:

Adopted 6 April 1981, as submitted by Geological Survey of Canada.

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

After Samuel Black, who led a party in the employ of the Hudson's Bay Company on an exploration of the region in 1824; Black's party journeyed through this mountain range. Also Black Lake at 57 13 - 127 03 on 94E/3.

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