Ashington Range

Feature Type:Range (2) - Group or chain of mountains or hills.
Status:
Name Authority: BC Geographical Names Office
Relative Location: Between S end of Portland Canal and Observatory Inlet, Cassiar Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 55°10'00''N, 130°00'00''W at the approximate centre of this feature.
Datum: NAD27
NTS Map: 103P/4
Related Maps: 103J/16
103O/1
103O/8
103P/4
103P/5

Origin Notes and History:

Adopted 4 November 1948 on 193 NE, as labelled on BC map 1H, 1917 and as listed in 1930 BC Gazetteer; confirmed August 1953 on 103 P. Origin/significance not known.

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

The name applies to that area of the peninsula between Portland Canal and Observatory Inlet, south of the gap in the mountains between Belle Bay and Salmon Cove (letter May 1960, file N.1.53)

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