Twin Glacier

Feature Type:Glacier - Mass of permanent snow and ice flowing from an area of snow accumulation on higher ground.
Name Authority: BC Geographical Names Office
Relative Location: Flows S into Twin River, E of Hoodoo Mountain, SE of junction of Porcupine and Stikine Rivers, Cassiar Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 56°48'30''N, 131°11'30''W at the approximate centre of this feature.
Datum: NAD83
NTS Map: 104B/14

Origin Notes and History:

Adopted in 1935 for Geological Survey sheet 311A, Stikine & Iskut Rivers Area - an established local name used by navigators and prospectors (February 1930 names list compiled by R. Dickison, GSC field staff, Ottawa file OFB 1274). Re-approved 20 January 1955 on 104B.

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