BC Geographical Names

Name Details:

Name: Cheam 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
Pronounced: chee AM
Relative Location: Between Bridal Veil Falls Provincial Park and Wahleach Lake, E of Chilliwack, Yale Division Yale Land District
Latitude-LongitudeClick here for an explanation of Position Type.: 49°11'11''N, 121°40'56''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/4
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Origin Notes and History:

Adopted 6 October 1936 on Geological Survey sheet 422A, Hope, as labelled on BC Lands' map 2B, 1914. See Cheam Slough for origin information.
Source: BC place name cards, or correspondence to/from BC's Chief Geographer or BC Geographical Names Office
Spelled "Mount She-am" on roads & trails plan 12T1 (date/title not cited) - a closer approximation of the Halkomelem pronuncation for the lowland area from which this name is borrowed.
Source: BC place name cards, or correspondence to/from BC's Chief Geographer or BC Geographical Names Office