BC Geographical Names

Name Details:

Name: Atwell Peak
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Feature Types.
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Peak (2) - Summit of a mountain or hill, or the mountain or hill itself
StatusClick here for an explanation of Status.: Official
Relative Location: On Mount Garibaldi, SW end of Garibaldi Provincial Park, New Westminster Land District
Latitude-LongitudeClick here for an explanation of Position Type.: 49°50'28''N, 123°00'33''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 4 October 1932 on map of Garibaldi Park & Area.
Source: BC place name cards, or correspondence to/from BC's Chief Geographer or BC Geographical Names Office
Identified as "King" and "Diamond Head" on some maps or reports (titles/dates not cited)
Source: BC place name cards, or correspondence to/from BC's Chief Geographer or BC Geographical Names Office
Named after Atwell Duncan Francis Joseph King (1877-1947), leader of the first party to reach the summit of Mount Garibaldi, 1907. Born at Montreal 11 October 1877; lived at Victoria since 1876. Employed as a solicitor by BC Electric Company for 33 years and was an ardent mountaineer, pioneering many routes in the Vancouver/Coast Mountains area. Died at Victoria 4 November 1947. (See obituary in Victoria Times, 5 November 1947)
Source: BC place name cards, or correspondence to/from BC's Chief Geographer or BC Geographical Names Office