BC Geographical Names

Name Details:

Name: Dalton Dome
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Feature Types.
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Dome - Mass of rock or ice with a rounded top, elevated above the surrounding terrain
StatusClick here for an explanation of Status.: Official
Relative Location: Just W of summit of Mount Garibaldi, S of Whistler (municipality), New Westminster Land District
Latitude-LongitudeClick here for an explanation of Position Type.: 49°50'59''N, 123°00'34''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/14
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Origin Notes and History:

Adopted 5 November 1932 on 92G and 92J, as labelled on plan 8T264, "Topographic Survey of Garibaldi Park" by A.J. Campbell, BCLS, 1928.
Source: BC place name cards, or correspondence to/from BC's Chief Geographer or BC Geographical Names Office
Named after Arthur Tinniswood Dalton, one of the guides of the first party credited with first ascent of Mount Garibaldi, 1907.
Source: BC place name cards, or correspondence to/from BC's Chief Geographer or BC Geographical Names Office
After Arthur Tinniswood Dalton (1883 - ), FRGS, Vancouver architect, city assessor and mountaineer. Member of first ascent party on Mount Garibaldi, also Mounts Albert, Alfred, Alexander, Victoria, Tinniswood, Wellington and George Edwards. Born at Winnipeg; came to Vancouver with his parents in 1889; 2 years at McGill; worked with his father, William Tinniswood Dalton, pioneer Vancouver architect; Port Grey building inspector c1922.
Source: Provincial Archives of BC "Place Names File" compiled 1945-1950 by A.G. Harvey from various sources, with subsequent additions