Mission Pass

Feature Type:Pass (2) - Low opening in a mountain range or hills, offering a route from one side to the other.
Status:
Name Authority: BC Geographical Names Office
Relative Location: N of Shalath and W end of Seton Lake, W of Lillooet, Lillooet Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 50°45'00''N, 122°14'00''W at the approximate centre of this feature.
Datum: NAD27
NTS Map: 92J/9
Related Maps: 92J/16
92J/9

Origin Notes and History:

Adopted 26 June 1911 on Ottawa file OBF 0024.

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

Descriptive: a well-used trail through this pass, leading from the Mission at Shalalth on Seton Lake over the mountains to the Bridge River valley (now Carpenter Lake, flooded behind Tarzaghi Dam).

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