Weart Glacier

Feature Type:Glacier - Mass of permanent snow and ice flowing from an area of snow accumulation on higher ground.
Status:
Name Authority: BC Geographical Names Office
Relative Location: Head of Ure Creek, NE side of Wedge Mountain W of Whistler in Garibaldi Provincial Park, Lillooet Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 50°10'00''N, 122°46'00''W at the approximate centre of this feature.
Datum: NAD27
NTS Map: 92J/2

Origin Notes and History:

Adopted 2 September 1930, as labelled on A.J.Campbell's 1928 map of Garibaldi Park. Elevation 9,300 feet

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

Named after J.W. Weart, chairman of the Garibaldi Park Administrative Board, appointed 1927; former member of the Provincial Legislature and Speaker of the House at Victoria. "An outstanding figure of public spirit who has taken a leading part in matters of public welfare".

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