BC Geographical Names

Name Details:

Name: Columnar Peak
Feature TypeClick here for a list of
Feature Types.
Mountain - Mass of land prominently elevated above the surrounding terrain, bounded by steep slopes and rising to a summit and/or peaks
StatusClick here for an explanation of Status.: Official
Name Authority: BC Geographical Names Office
Relative Location: SW of Mamquam Lake at SW end of Garibaldi Provincial Park, NE of Squamish, New Westminster Land District
Latitude-LongitudeClick here for an explanation of Position Type.: 49°48'01''N, 123°00'19''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.: 92G/14
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Origin Notes and History:

Adopted 12 September 1972 on 92G/NW, as mentioned in July 1946 correspondence from W.H. Mathews, Vancouver City Archivist (file V.2.50), and as identified in "Geology of Mt. Garibaldi area", Bulletin of the Geological Society of America, vol 69, 1958, pp.161-198.
Source: BC place name cards, or correspondence to/from BC's Chief Geographer or BC Geographical Names Office