Cayoosh Range

Feature Type:Range (2) - Group or chain of mountains or hills.
Status:
Name Authority: BC Geographical Names Office
Relative Location: S of Anderson and Seton Lakes, SW of Lillooet, Lillooet Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 50°30'00''N, 122°22'00''W at the approximate centre of this feature.
Datum: NAD27
NTS Map: 92J/8
Related Maps: 92J
92J/8
92J/9

Origin Notes and History:

"Cayoosh Range (not Cayoosh Mountains, nor Cayush Mountains)" adopted 6 September 1951 on 92J; between Anderson Lake and Cayoosh Creek as labelled on BC map 2B, 1914. Coordinates altered 25 June 1975 on 92J/SE-SW, extending the application of the name south of 50ยบ30', as described in Climber's Guide to the Coastal Ranges of British Columbia, 1968.

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

Spelled "Cayush" in 1910 BC Mines Report, and on BC map 2B, 1914.

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