Malton Range

British Columbia. Range
W of Canoe River, E of Albreda and North Thompson Rivers
52°38’00” N 119°04’00” W — Map 83D/11 — GoogleGeoHack
Name officially adopted in 1961. Official in BCCanada

Although this range was not mentioned in Milton and Cheadle’s published account, it appears on the map accompanying the report of their trip from Saskatchewan to British Columbia in 1863-64. Malton is a village in Yorkshire; Milton’s father was M.P. for Malton from 1837 to 1841. One of Fitzwilliam’s seats, “The Lodge,” was situated at Malton.

References:

  • Milton, William Fitzwilliam, and Cheadle, Walter B. The North-West Passage by Land. Being the narrative of an expedition from the Atlantic to the Pacific, undertaken with the view of exploring a route across the continent to British Columbia through British territory, by one of the northern passes in the Rocky Mountains. London: Cassell, Petter and Galpin, 1865. Internet Archive

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