Alpaca 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: Between Anderson River Mountain and Coquihalla Summit Recreation Area, NE of Hope, Yale Division Yale Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 49°38'56"N, 121°10'16"W at the approximate centre of this feature.
Datum: WGS84
NTS Map: 92H/11

Origin Notes and History:

Adopted 23 March 1976 on 92 H/NW; one of a several names submitted by P. Kubik, Vancouver.

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

This is part of the 'American Group' of names submitted by P. Kubik of Vancouver: Alpaca and Llamas are domesticated relatives of vicuñas and guanacos - species that inhabit the mountains of South America.

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