Great Glacier

Feature Type:Glacier - Mass of permanent snow and ice flowing from an area of snow accumulation on higher ground.
Status:
Name Authority: BC Geographical Names Office
Relative Location: On BC-Alaska boundary, W side of lower Stikine River, S of Mud Glacier, Cassiar Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 56°51'00''N, 131°53'00''W at the approximate centre of this feature.
Datum: NAD27
NTS Map: 104B/13

Origin Notes and History:

Adopted in the 1930 BC Gazetteer as labelled on International Boundary sheet 5, 1927 . Re-approved 5 February 1945 on 104SE, and 20 January 1955 on 104B.

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