Duncan Ranges

Feature Type:Ranges - Group or chain of mountains or hills. Plural of Range (2).
Status:
Name Authority: BC Geographical Names Office
Relative Location: W of Duncan River, SE of Revelstoke, Kootenay Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 50°51'00''N, 117°29'00''W at the approximate centre of this feature.
Datum: NAD83
NTS Map: 82K/14
Related Maps: 82K/11
82K/12
82K/13
82K/14
82K/6
82N/3
82N/4

Origin Notes and History:

Duncan Range identified in the 1953 BC Gazetteer, as labelled on BC map 4F, 1947. Form of name changed to Duncan Ranges 9 June 1960 on 82K.

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

Extent, as agreed by BC Mines Department and Geographical Names Board: east boundary - part of Beaver River and Duncan River; west boundary - Lardeau River, Trout Lake, Beaton Creek, Northeast Arm Upper Arrow Lake [now Beaton Arm], part of Columbia River; north boundary - Illecillewaet River, Connaught Creek. (August 1946 notation on BC name card)

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