The Comb

Feature Type:Peak (2) - Summit of a mountain or hill, or the mountain or hill itself.
Status:
Name Authority: BC Geographical Names Office
Relative Location: S of Moose Lake in Mount Robson Provincial Park, Cariboo Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 52°52'41''N, 118°52'57''W at the approximate centre of this feature.
Datum: NAD83
NTS Map: 83D/15

Origin Notes and History:

"The Comb (peak)" adopted 31 December 1973 in the 1973 Supplement to the 1966 BC Gazetteer, as recommended by British Columbia 13 March 1972. Re-approved 30 January 1980 on 83D/15.

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

Labelled in wrong position on federal 1:50 000 map 83D/15, ed.4.

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

"The Rooster Comb or The Comb refers to the shape of the peak ridge and its reddish colour." (March 1972 memo from BC Parks, with map, file C.1.62).

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