BC Geographical Names

Name Details:

Name: The Ramparts
Feature TypeClick here for a list of
Feature Types.
Mountains - Plural of Mountain
StatusClick here for an explanation of Status.: Official
Name Authority: BC Geographical Names Office
Relative Location: Extending NW from BC-Alberta boundary, between Geikie and Tonquin Creeks at S end of Mount Robson Provincial Park, Cariboo Land District
Latitude-LongitudeClick here for an explanation of Position Type.: 52°42'35''N, 118°21'33''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.: 83D/9
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Origin Notes and History:

Decision in Place Names of Alberta, 1928.
Source: Canadian Geographical Names Database, Ottawa
Extends 10+ miles from Surprise Point in Alberta (above Amethyst Lakes), thence northwesterly along the BC-Alberta boundary between Paragon and Bastion Peaks, thence westerly between Geikie and Tonkin Creeks, and northwesterly to the junction of Tonkin Creek and the Fraser River.
Source: BC place name cards, or correspondence to/from BC's Chief Geographer or BC Geographical Names Office