Tonquin Ridge

Feature Type:Ridge (2) - Elongated stretch of elevated ground.
Status:
Name Authority: BC Geographical Names Office
Relative Location: Between Tonquin and Geikie Creeks at S end of Mount Robson Provincial Park, Cariboo Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 52°44'33''N, 118°27'21''W at the approximate centre of this feature.
Datum: NAD83
NTS Map: 83D/9

Origin Notes and History:

Decision on Jasper Park North. Mentioned as an established name as early as 1934, but no official approval found until 1951.

Source: Canadian Geographical Names Database, Ottawa

So-labelled on BC-Alberta boundary sheet 28, 1921. Also Tonquin Valley, Pass, Hill and Creek.

Source: BC place name cards, or correspondence to/from BC's Chief Geographer or BC Geographical Names Office