McDonell 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: On Mount Fraser on BC-Alberta boundary, at S end of Mount Robson Provincial Park, Cariboo Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 52°39'04"N, 118°18'21"W at the approximate centre of this feature.
Datum: WGS84
NTS Map: 83D/9

Origin Notes and History:

Adopted in the 18th Report of the Geographic Board of Canada, 31 March 1924, as labelled on BC-Alberta boundary sheet 28, 1921.

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

One of the peaks on Mount Fraser.

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

After Simon Fraser's wife, daughter of Col. Allan McDonell of Dundas county, Ont.

Source: 18th Report of the Geographic Board of Canada, 31 March 1924 (supplement to the Annual Report of the Dept of the Interior, 1924, Ottawa)