Florence Range

Feature Type:Range (2) - Group or chain of mountains or hills.
Status:
Name Authority: BC Geographical Names Office
Relative Location: S side of head of Taku Arm Tagish Lake, SW of Atlin, Cassiar Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 59°22'00''N, 134°21'00''W at the approximate centre of this feature.
Datum: NAD27
NTS Map: 104M/8
Related Maps: 104M
104M/8

Origin Notes and History:

Florence Mountains adopted in the 1930 BC Gazetteer, as labelled on BC Lands' map 1H, 1917. Form of name changed to Florence Range 4 April 1957 on 104 M.

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

Named after Florence M. Cairnes, (wife?) of geologist D.D. Cairnes.

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