Karmutzen Range

Feature Type:Range (2) - Group or chain of mountains or hills.
Status:
Name Authority: BC Geographical Names Office
Relative Location: W side of Nimpkish Lake, S of Port McNeill (municipality), Rupert Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 50°22'48''N, 127°00'46''W at the approximate centre of this feature.
Datum: NAD83
NTS Map: 92L/6
Related Maps: 92L/6
92L/7

Origin Notes and History:

Karmutsen Range adopted 3 June 1947 on 92L/6. Spelling changed to Karmutzen Range 26 April 1965 on 92L, to conform to the spelling of nearby Karmutzen Mountain, in turn identified in G.M. Dawson's 1897 map & report for Geological Survey of Canada.

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

Bounded on the west by Karmutzen Creek; on the north by the lower channel of Kilpapa River; on the east by Nimpkish Lake; on the south by Tlakwa Creek.

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