BC Geographical Names

Name Details:

Name: Yak Peak
Feature TypeClick here for a list of
Feature Types.
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Peak (2) - Summit of a mountain or hill, or the mountain or hill itself
StatusClick here for an explanation of Status.: Official
Relative Location: N side of Coquihalla Pass, in Coquihalla Summit Recreation Area, NE of Hope, Yale Division Yale Land District
Latitude-LongitudeClick here for an explanation of Position Type.: 49°36'24''N, 121°06'19''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.: 92H/11
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Origin Notes and History:

Adopted 5 February 1976; one of a several names submitted by P. Kubik, Vancouver.
Source: BC place name cards, or correspondence to/from BC's Chief Geographer or BC Geographical Names Office
This is part of the 'Asian Group' of names submitted by P. Kubik of Vancouver: a Yak is a horned wild Ox inhabiting Tibet and the Himalayas.
Source: BC place name cards, or correspondence to/from BC's Chief Geographer or BC Geographical Names Office