Howson 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: W of head of Telkwa River, SW of Smithers, Range 5 Coast Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 54°25'06''N, 127°44'38''W at the approximate centre of this feature.
Datum: NAD83
NTS Map: 93L/5

Origin Notes and History:

Adopted 6 October 1936 on Geological Survey sheet 368A, Smithers. See Howson Creek for origin information.

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

Labelled in the wrong position on federal 1:50,000 map 93L/5, ed. 1, and on provincial 1:250,000 map 93L, 3rd status edition. Instruction to correct subsequent federal map editions sent to Energy, Mines & Resources Canada in August 1977 (file M.1.73). Provincial negatives corrected on site. Howson Peak is labelled in the correct position on provincial 1:20,000 TRIM sheet 93L.042. Elevation 2759m (9051.7 feet)

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