Marble Range

Feature Type:Range (2) - Group or chain of mountains or hills.
Name Authority: BC Geographical Names Office
Relative Location: E side of Fraser River between Big Bar Creek and Pavilion Lake, Lillooet Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 51°07'00''N, 121°49'00''W at the approximate centre of this feature.
Datum: NAD83
NTS Map: 92P/4
Related Maps: 92I/13

Origin Notes and History:

Marble Mountains identified in the 1930 BC Gazetteer, as labelled on Geological Survey of Canada sheet 557, Kamloops, 1895, applying to an area west and northwest of Clinton. Form of name changed to Marble Range 3 March 1955 on 92P. Marble Range extended 21 October 1965 on 92P/4, to include the area southwest of Clinton, formerly labelled Pavilion Range.

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