BC Geographical Names

Name Details:

Name: The Gargoyles
Feature TypeClick here for a list of
Feature Types.
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Peaks - Plural of Peak (2)
StatusClick here for an explanation of Status.: Official
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°48'21''N, 122°59'52''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/15
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Origin Notes and History:

Adopted 7 September 1978 on 92G/15.
Source: BC place name cards, or correspondence to/from BC's Chief Geographer or BC Geographical Names Office
Labelled "Lava Peaks" on W.H. Mathews map of Garibaldi Park, 1958, but that name was rejected by the park board because there were no volcanic formations in the area. The alternative name "The Gaygoyles" was suggested in 1978. Two peaks: 1816m and 1823m.
Source: BC place name cards, or correspondence to/from BC's Chief Geographer or BC Geographical Names Office