Holloway Rock

Feature Type:Mountain - Mass of land prominently elevated above the surrounding terrain, bounded by steep slopes and rising to a summit and/or peaks.
Status:
Name Authority: BC Geographical Names Office
Relative Location: Head of Fitzwilliam Creek, S of Yellowhead Pass in Mount Robson Provincial Park, Cariboo Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 52°49'31''N, 118°25'30''W at the approximate centre of this feature.
Datum: NAD83
NTS Map: 83D/16

Origin Notes and History:

Adopted by Geographic Board of Canada in 1919 as labelled on BC-Alberta Boundary sheet # 29, 1917.

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

The word "holloway" means lying in a hollow. This mountain is described as lying in a deep, pocketed valley encircled by surrounding peaks (Boundary Commission Report, Part II, p.24)

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