BC Geographical Names

Name Details:

Name: Spearhead Glacier
Feature TypeClick here for a list of
Feature Types.
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Glacier - Mass of permanent snow and ice flowing from an area of snow accumulation on higher ground
StatusClick here for an explanation of Status.: Official
Relative Location: NE of Blackcomb Peak, just E of Whister (municipality), New Westminster Land District
Latitude-LongitudeClick here for an explanation of Position Type.: 50°05'39''N, 122°50'43''W at the approximate centre of this feature.
DatumClick here for an explanation of Datum.: NAD83
NTS MapClick here for an explanation of NTS Map.: 92J/2
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Origin Notes and History:

Adopted 27 August 1965 on 92J; named in association with The Spearhead (peak) and Spearhead Range.
Source: BC place name cards, or correspondence to/from BC's Chief Geographer or BC Geographical Names Office