Alnus Peak

Feature Type:Peak (2) - Summit of a mountain or hill, or the mountain or hill itself.
Name Authority: BC Geographical Names Office
Relative Location: On BC-Alberta boundary, NW of Fortress Lake in Hamber Provincial Park, Kootenay Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 52°29'15''N, 118°00'26''W at the approximate centre of this feature.
Datum: NAD83
NTS Map: 83D/8
Related Maps: 83D

Origin Notes and History:

Adopted 31 March (?) 1922 by Geographic Board of Canada, as labelled on BC-Alberta Boundary Sheet #26, 1920.

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

Name suggested by boundary surveyors in 1920, being the latin word for alder, thick groves of which abound on the mountain sides. Also glaciers and creek.

Source: Provincial Archives of BC "Place Names File" compiled 1945-1950 by A.G. Harvey from various sources, with subsequent additions