Obsidian Ridge

Feature Type:Ridge (2) - Elongated stretch of elevated ground.
Status:
Name Authority: BC Geographical Names Office
Relative Location: S side of Artifact Creek at SE end of Mount Edziza Provincial Park, SE of Telegraph Creek (community), Cassiar Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 57°26'29''N, 130°37'03''W at the approximate centre of this feature.
Datum: NAD83
NTS Map: 104G/7

Origin Notes and History:

Adopted 2 January 1980, as submitted by Geological Survey of Canada (file T.2.54).

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

A source of high quality obsidian collected by early Tahltans for tool-making.

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