Bucephalus 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: S of Yellowhead Pass in Mount Robson Provincial Park, E of Valemount, Cariboo Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 52°49'19"N, 118°26'39"W at the approximate centre of this feature.
Datum: WGS84
NTS Map: 83D/16

Origin Notes and History:

Adopted in the 16th Report of the Geographic Board of Canada, 31 March 1919, for BC-Alberta boundary sheet 29.

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

After Dr. Cheadle's horse. (Cheadle's journal of his 1862-63 journey across Canada with Viscount Milton was the basis of the book "The North West Passage by Land" published in 1865.) Milton & Cheadle crossed the Yellowhead Pass near here 17 July 1863; see Cheadle's journal 11- 18 July 1863.

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