Kawdy Plateau

Feature Type:Plateau - Extensive, elevated region, with either level terrain, or nearly uniform summit levels.
Status:
Name Authority: BC Geographical Names Office
Relative Location: Between Nahlin and Tuya Rivers, Cassiar Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 59°15'00''N, 131°30'00''W at the approximate centre of this feature.
Datum: NAD27
NTS Map: 104O/3
Related Maps: 104J
104J/14
104J/15
104O/3
104O/4
104O/5
104O/6

Origin Notes and History:

Adopted 23 March 1944 for Geological Survey map 922A, Canadian Cordillera. Reapproved 21 December 1944 on 104/NE.

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

"Known locally as Kawdy Mountain [sic], a loosely-used term that has been applied both to the plateau as a whole and the highest isolated mountain on it. Meaning of the word not known." (February 1944 notation by W.H. Mathews, BC Mines Dept.)

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