Coquihalla Pass

Feature Type:Pass (2) - Low opening in a mountain range or hills, offering a route from one side to the other.
Name Authority: BC Geographical Names Office
Relative Location: On Coquihalla Highway (Hwy 5) between Hope and Merritt, just SW of Yak Peak, Yale Division Yale Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 49°36'00''N, 121°07'00''W at the approximate centre of this feature.
Datum: NAD27
NTS Map: 92H/11

Origin Notes and History:

Adopted 19 March 1987 on 92H/11 as recommended by D. Cunliffe, District Highway Engineer, Merritt; this is the highest point on the Coquihalla Highway, elevation 1245m (August 1988 advice from Ministry of Highways).

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