Fiftytwo Ridge

Feature Type:Ridge (2) - Elongated stretch of elevated ground.
Status:
Name Authority: BC Geographical Names Office
Relative Location: Just SW of Battle Mountain at SE end of Wells Gray Provincial Park, Kamloops Division Yale Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 51°55'42''N, 119°53'20''W at the approximate centre of this feature.
Datum: NAD83
NTS Map: 82M/13

Origin Notes and History:

Adopted 30 April 1982 on 82 M/13.

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

Dubbed by area hikers, presumably in association with Battle Mountain, Fight Lake, etc. Significance not explained.

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

The numerous potholes on this plateau are volcanic craters filled with water.

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