Price 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: E side of Surel Pass on W boundary of Tweedsmuir Provincial Park, SW of head of Eutsuk Lake, Range 4 Coast Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 53°14'58''N, 127°13'46''W at the approximate centre of this feature.
Datum: NAD83
NTS Map: 93E/3
Related Maps: 93E/3
93E/6

Origin Notes and History:

Adopted 7 September 1950 on 93E, as labelled on Sketch Map of the Lake and River System by Frank Swannell, 1920-21-22, and on topographic plan 3T255, Portion of Range 4 Coast District, by F.C.Swannell, BCLS, 1923.

Source: BC place name cards, files, correspondence and/or research by BC Chief Geographer/Geographical Names Office.

Price Peak and nearby Crawford Peak undoubtedly refer to propsectors Al Price and Tom Crawford who Swannell met on Eutsuk Lake in 1922, and who on Christmas Day 1919 helped save Cliff Harrison from freezing to death, after Harrison had fallen through the ice on Whitesail Lake in -30° weather.... Photograph os Price and Crawford in "Surveying Central British Columbia: a Photojournal of Frank Swannell, 1920-28" by Jay Sherwood; published by Royal British Columbia Museum, 2007, p.65. ©)

Source: BC place name cards, files, correspondence and/or research by BC Chief Geographer/Geographical Names Office.