Cone Glacier

Feature Type:Glacier - Mass of permanent snow and ice flowing from an area of snow accumulation on higher ground.
Status:
Name Authority: BC Geographical Names Office
Relative Location: W side of Unuk River, NW of Stewart, Cassiar Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 56°33'00''N, 130°39'00''W at the approximate centre of this feature.
Datum: NAD27
NTS Map: 104B/10

Origin Notes and History:

Adopted 21 December 1977 on 104B/10; an established local name.

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

The glacier has two arms around a volcanic cone (1973 advice from geologist E.W. Grove, BC Mines Dept, who did field work in this area over 3 summers, 1964-66.

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