Kootenay Ranges

Feature Type:Ranges - Group or chain of mountains or hills. Plural of Range (2).
Status:
Name Authority: BC Geographical Names Office
Relative Location: E side Columbia River, between Bull River and Golden, Kootenay Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 50°30'00''N, 115°50'00''W at the approximate centre of this feature.
Datum: NAD27
NTS Map: 82J/5
Related Maps:
82G/11 82G/12 82G/13 82G/14
82J/12 82J/13 82J/3 82J/4
82J/5 82J/6 82K/16 82K/9

Origin Notes and History:

Decision on 82G/NW and 82G/NE.

Source: BC place name cards, files, correspondence and/or research by BC Chief Geographer/Geographical Names Office.

Bounded on the north by Columbia River, Golden and Kicking Horse River; on the west by Columbia River, Columbia Lake, and mid portion of the Kootenay River. Bounded on the south by Bull River; on the east by upper Kootenay River, lower White River, Blackfoot Creek and North Galbraith Creek.

Source: BC place name cards, files, correspondence and/or research by BC Chief Geographer/Geographical Names Office.