Spectrum Range

Feature Type:Range (2) - Group or chain of mountains or hills.
Status:
Name Authority: BC Geographical Names Office
Relative Location: Extends from Mess Lake to head of Little Iskut River at S end of Mount Edziza Provincial Park, SE of Telegraph Creek (community), Cassiar Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 57°24'00''N, 130°42'00''W at the approximate centre of this feature.
Datum: NAD83
NTS Map: 104G/7

Origin Notes and History:

Spectrum Mountains adopted 24 July 1945 on 104/SE; not "Rainbow Mountains" as labelled on BC Lands map 5C, Stikine, 1929. Form of name changed to Spectrum Range 6 May 1954 on 104G, in accordance with description and extent in Hugh Bostock's memoir 247.

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