Farnham Tower
Feature Type:Tower (1) - A conspicuous mountain or pinnacle.
Status: Official
Name Authority: BC Geographical Names Office
Relative Location: SW of junction of McDonald and Horsethief Creeks, W of Invermere, Kootenay Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 50°29'50"N, 116°29'06"W at the approximate centre of this feature.
Datum: WGS84
NTS Map: 82K/8
Origin Notes and History:

Adopted 18 June 1962 on 82K/8, as identified in Canadian Alpine Journal, vol VI, 1914-15, and in "A Climber's Guide to the Interior Ranges of British Columbia", J.M. Thorington, 1937. Named in association with Mount Farnham.

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

Considered for inclusion on Geological Survey map 165A, Windermere, but scale is too small - only Mount Farnham is labelled on the published edition, 1918. "Farnham Tower (The Thumb)" is sketched on book copy of 165A (file H.1.54)

Source: BC place name cards, correspondence and/or research by BC Chief Geographer & Geographical Names Office staff.