Cheam Peak

Feature Type:Peak (2) - Summit of a mountain or hill, or the mountain or hill itself.
Status:
Name Authority: BC Geographical Names Office
Pronounced: chee AM
Relative Location: Between Bridal Veil Falls Provincial Park and Wahleach Lake, E of Chilliwack, Yale Division Yale Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 49°11'11''N, 121°40'56''W at the approximate centre of this feature.
Datum: NAD83
NTS Map: 92H/4

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