Clachnacudainn Range

Feature Type:Range (2) - Group or chain of mountains or hills.
Status:
Name Authority: BC Geographical Names Office
Pronounced: Cla na COO-din
Relative Location: Just NE of Revelstoke, Kootenay Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 51°05'00''N, 118°06'00''W at the approximate centre of this feature.
Datum: NAD27
NTS Map: 82M/1

Origin Notes and History:

"Clachnacudainn Range (not Clach-na-coodin)" adopted in the 9th Report of the Geographic Board of Canada, 30 June 1910.

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

"...ragged ridges and white domes of the group called Clach-na-coodin..." (The Selkirk Range of BC, by A.O. Wheeler, 1905, p.40). Bounded on the west by Lake Revelstoke; on the north by Carnes Creek; on the east by Woolsey Creek; on the south by Illecillewaet River.

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

Named after Clachnacudainn, Inverness, Scotland.

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

After Clachnacuddan (Gaelic: "stone for the tubs") a stone at a street corner, Inverness, Scotland.

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