Compton Névé

Feature Type:Névé - Accumulation of ice resulting from the transformation of snow on higher ground
Name Authority: BC Geographical Names Office
Relative Location: E of Mount Gilbert on S side of Bishop River, SW of Chilko Lake, Range 1 Coast Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 50°49'00''N, 124°11'00''W at the approximate centre of this feature.
Datum: NAD27
NTS Map: 92K/16

Origin Notes and History:

Adopted 6 November 1952 on 92K as submitted by the Vancouver Section of the Alpine Club of Canada, in association with nearby Mount Gilbert. Also Compton Glacier.

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