Nation Peak

Feature Type:Peak (2) - Summit of a mountain or hill, or the mountain or hill itself.
Status:
Name Authority: BC Geographical Names Office
Relative Location: Just W of Cold Fish Lake in Spatsizi Plateau Wilderness Provincial Park, SE of Telegraph Creek (community), Cassiar Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 57°39'01''N, 128°55'19''W at the approximate centre of this feature.
Datum: NAD83
NTS Map: 104H/10

Origin Notes and History:

Adopted 24 July 1945 on 104/SE, as submitted to Geographic Board in January 1944 by BC Chief Geographer. Re-approved 4 September 1952 on 104H.

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

After Harold Turton Nation, assistant to the provincial mineralogist for many years. Born at Dunedin, New Zealand, 15 April 1876; arrived in British Columbia 1897; joined BC Department of Mines 1906. Travelled the route between Telegraph Creek and Hazelton and prepared maps of area in 1912. Over the course of his career Mr. Nation travelled throughout the province, including previously-unexplored areas, preparing detailed maps and reports over his 30+ year career with the provincial department

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