BC Geographical Names

Name Details:

Name: Spearhead Range
Feature TypeClick here for a list of
Feature Types.
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Range (2) - Group or chain of mountains or hills
StatusClick here for an explanation of Status.: Official
Relative Location: Between Wedge and Fitzsimmons Creeks, just SE of Whistler in Garibaldi Provincial Park, New Westminster Land District
Latitude-LongitudeClick here for an explanation of Position Type.: 50°04'00''N, 122°50'00''W at the approximate centre of this feature.
DatumClick here for an explanation of Datum.: NAD27
NTS MapClick here for an explanation of NTS Map.: 92J/2
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Origin Notes and History:

Adopted 17 August 1965 on 92J, as long-established in the mountaineering community.
Source: BC place name cards, or correspondence to/from BC's Chief Geographer or BC Geographical Names Office
Named in 1923 by Don and Phyllis Munday. Descriptive: the peaks rise above the fog and resemble a row of upright spears.
Source: BC place name cards, or correspondence to/from BC's Chief Geographer or BC Geographical Names Office