Driftwood Range

Feature Type:Range (2) - Group or chain of mountains or hills.
Status:
Name Authority: BC Geographical Names Office
Relative Location: Between headwaters of Driftwood and Nilkitkwa Rivers, N of Smithers, Cassiar Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 55°55'00''N, 126°42'00''W at the approximate centre of this feature.
Datum: NAD27
NTS Map: 93M/15

Origin Notes and History:

Driftwood Mountains adopted 1 March 1938 on Geological Survey sheet 448A, Hazelton, as labelled on BC map 5A, 1917, and as identified in the 1930 BC Gazetteer. Form of name changed to Driftwood Range 5 May 1951 on 93M.

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