Ringrose 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 BC-Alberta boundary, NE of Lake McArthur in Yoho National Park, Kootenay Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 51°20'34''N, 116°17'28''W at the approximate centre of this feature.
Datum: NAD83
NTS Map: 82N/8

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 15, 1916.

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

Named by S.E.S. Allen in 1894, after A.E.L. Ringrose of London, England, "an extensive traveller and of great familiarity with the Rockies."

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