Itcha Range

Feature Type:Range (2) - Group or chain of mountains or hills.
Name Authority: BC Geographical Names Office
Relative Location: S of headwaters of Downton Creek, between Punkutlaenkut Creek and upper Chilcotin River, Range 3 Coast Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 52°40'00''N, 124°50'00''W at the approximate centre of this feature.
Datum: NAD27
NTS Map: 93C/10

Origin Notes and History:

Itcha Mountains identified in the 1930 BC Gazetteer, as labelled on BC Lands' map 1G, 1916. Form of name changed to Itcha Range 13 March 1947 on 93SW. Origin/significance of name not recorded.

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

Northern extremity (in the vicinity of the headwaters of Chilcotin River, Tsetzi Creek, Shag Creek and unnamed creeks east of Pan Creek) is 5500' contour; south, east and west extremity is 5000' contour.

Source: BC place name cards & correspondence, and/or research by BC Chief Geographer & Geographical Names Office staff.