Cambria Icefield

Feature Type:Icefield - Irregularly shaped mass of permanent snow and ice, generally forming the accumulation area of two or more glaciers.
Status:
Name Authority: BC Geographical Names Office
Relative Location: SE of Stewart, Cassiar Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 55°48'00''N, 129°40'00''W at the approximate centre of this feature.
Datum: NAD27
NTS Map: 103P/13

Origin Notes and History:

Cambria Snowfield adopted 3 October 1933 on Geological Survey sheet 307A, Portland Canal, as submitted by BC Geographic Division in association with Cambria Range (file G.2.32, Ottawa file 1432). Confirmed 6 August 1953 on 103 P. Form of name changed to Cambria Icefield 9 May 1966 on 103 NE (file G.2.32).

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

Incorrectly identified as Cambria Glacier on federal 103P, 1960, and on 103P/13 (monochrome advance print)

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