Tahltan Highland

Feature Type:Highland - Area of elevated relief, not as high or rugged as a range of mountains or as level as a plateau.
Name Authority: BC Geographical Names Office
Relative Location: W side of Stikine River, W of Telegraph Creek (community), Cassiar Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 57°59'00''N, 131°30'00''W at the approximate centre of this feature.
Datum: NAD27
NTS Map: 104G/13
Related Maps: 104G/13

Origin Notes and History:

Adopted 12 December 1978 on 104G; so-named because Tahltan River is near the centre of this physiographic area.

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