Yak 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: N side of Coquihalla Pass, in Coquihalla Summit Recreation Area, NE of Hope, Yale Division Yale Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 49°36'24''N, 121°06'19''W at the approximate centre of this feature.
Datum: NAD83
NTS Map: 92H/11

Origin Notes and History:

Adopted 5 February 1976; one of a several names submitted by P. Kubik, Vancouver.

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

This is part of the 'Asian Group' of names submitted by P. Kubik of Vancouver: a Yak is a horned wild Ox inhabiting Tibet and the Himalayas.

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