Chilkst Peaks

Feature Type:Peaks - Summit of a mountain or hill, or the mountain or hill itself. Plural of Peak (2).
Status:
Name Authority: BC Geographical Names Office
Relative Location: E. of Raush Glacier, S. of headwaters of Canoe River, Cariboo Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 52°42'17''N, 119°37'34''W at the approximate centre of this feature.
Datum: NAD83
NTS Map: 83D/12
Related Maps: 83D
83D/12

Origin Notes and History:

Adopted 23 May 1962 on 83D as submitted by mountaineer Gertrude Smith (file A.1.61).

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

"This is a ridge with 5 peaks...chilkst is the Shuswap word for 5."

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