Cornice Peak

Feature Type:Peak (2) - Summit of a mountain or hill, or the mountain or hill itself.
Name Authority: BC Geographical Names Office
Relative Location: Just SW of Gold Arm, Columbia Reach Kinbasket Lake, NW of Golden, Kootenay Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 51°38'57''N, 117°46'24''W at the approximate centre of this feature.
Datum: NAD83
NTS Map: 82N/12

Origin Notes and History:

Adopted in the 18th Report of the Geographic Board of Canada, 31 March 1924, as labelled on Dominion Sectional sheet 163, Donald, 1913;

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

Name suggested by a snow cornice found near summit and first published in "Appalachia" page 29. 9500 high (Communication to the Geographic Board of Canada. Howard Palmer page 5). file 82N/12a.

Source: Canadian Geographical Names Database, Ottawa