McGillivray Pass

Feature Type:Pass (2) - Low opening in a mountain range or hills, offering a route from one side to the other.
Status:
Name Authority: BC Geographical Names Office
Relative Location: Head of McGillivray Creek, W of Anderson Lake, Lillooet Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 50°41'00''N, 122°36'00''W at the approximate centre of this feature.
Datum: NAD27
NTS Map: 92J/10

Origin Notes and History:

"McGillivray Creek, Mountain and Pass (not McGillvray)" adopted in the 10th Report of the Geographic Board of Canada 30 June 1911.

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

Named after a miner (1911 advice from Caspar Phair, Gold Commissioner for Lillooet District, 1902).

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

McGillivray & McDonald, placer miners. James McGilvery [sic] early trail builder ?

Source: Provincial Archives of BC "Place Names File" compiled 1945-1950 by A.G. Harvey from various sources, with subsequent additions