Big Raven Plateau

Feature Type:Plateau - Extensive, elevated region, with either level terrain, or nearly uniform summit levels.
Status:
Name Authority: BC Geographical Names Office
Relative Location: W. of Edziza Peak, Cassiar Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 57°43'00''N, 130°45'00''W at the approximate centre of this feature.
Datum: NAD27
NTS Map: 104G/10
Related Maps: 104G
104G/10

Origin Notes and History:

Adopted 2 January 1980 on 104 G, as submitted by Geological Survey of Canada (file T.2.54).

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

In Tahltan legend, Cheskea Cho (the big raven), was the form commonly assumed by the Creator.

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