The Ramparts

Feature Type:Mountains - Mass of land prominently elevated above the surrounding terrain, bounded by steep slopes and rising to a summit and/or peaks. Plural of Mountain.
Status:
Name Authority: BC Geographical Names Office
Relative Location: Extending NW from BC-Alberta boundary, between Geikie and Tonquin Creeks at S end of Mount Robson Provincial Park, Cariboo Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 52°42'35''N, 118°21'33''W at the approximate centre of this feature.
Datum: NAD83
NTS Map: 83D/9

Origin Notes and History:

Decision in Place Names of Alberta, 1928.

Source: Canadian Geographical Names Database, Ottawa

Extends 10+ miles from Surprise Point in Alberta (above Amethyst Lakes), thence northwesterly along the BC-Alberta boundary between Paragon and Bastion Peaks, thence westerly between Geikie and Tonkin Creeks, and northwesterly to the junction of Tonkin Creek and the Fraser River.

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