Bonnington Range

Feature Type:Range (2) - Group or chain of mountains or hills.
Status:
Name Authority: BC Geographical Names Office
Relative Location: Between Salmo and Columbia Rivers, S of Nelson, Kootenay Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 49°14'00''N, 117°27'00''W at the approximate centre of this feature.
Datum: NAD27
NTS Map: 82F/3
Related Maps: 82F/3
82F/4
82F/5
82F/6

Origin Notes and History:

Adopted 2 March 1948 on 82F/6, as labelled on BC map 1EM, 1915. See Bonnington Falls (community).

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

Identified as Beaver Mountains on Fletcher's 1894 map, 138-B1, "West Kootenay".

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

Bounded by Kootenay and Columbia Rivers on the west; Pend-d'Oreille River on the south; Salmo River and Cottonwood Creek on the east; West Arm Kootenay Land and Kootenay River on the north. (Memoir 38, "Geology of the North American Codillera at 49th Parallel" by Daly (date not cited))

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