Titkana 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, E of Berg Lake at N end of Mount Robson Provincial Park, Cariboo Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 53°09'20''N, 119°03'59''W at the approximate centre of this feature.
Datum: NAD83
NTS Map: 83E/3

Origin Notes and History:

Titkana Peak adopted in the 18th Report of the Geographic Board of Canada, 31 March 1924, as labelled on BC-Alberta boundary sheet 32, 1922; not "Ptarmigan Peak" as labelled on A.O. Wheeler's 1911 map of Mount Robson. Confirmed 17 January 1951 on 83SW, Jasper Park (north) sheet.

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

Titkana is a Stony Indian word meaning "bird".

Source: Place Names of Alberta; published for the Geographic Board by Department of Interior, Ottawa, 1928.