Barbican Peak

Feature Type:Peak (2) - Summit of a mountain or hill, or the mountain or hill itself.
Status:
Name Authority: BC Geographical Names Office
Relative Location: Between heads of Geikie and Tonquin Creeks at S end of Mount Robson Provincial Park, Cariboo Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 52°43'11''N, 118°24'50''W at the approximate centre of this feature.
Datum: NAD83
NTS Map: 83D/9

Origin Notes and History:

Adopted 17 January 1951 on Jasper Park (North) as labelled on BC-Alberta Boundary sheet 28, 1921, and as identified in Canadian Alpine Journal, Vol XIII, 1923, pp.53-63.

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

"Barbican: an outer defensive work of a city or castle." (Oxford Dictionary). First ascent described in CAJ Vol XIV, 1924, pp.60-65; photo p.60.

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