Howard 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 end of Homathko Icefield, between Homathko River and S end of Chilko Lake, Range 2 Coast Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 51°10'34''N, 124°32'09''W at the approximate centre of this feature.
Datum: NAD83
NTS Map: 92N/2

Origin Notes and History:

Adopted 3 April 1958 on 92/NW, as submitted by members of the 1957 Homathko Expedition (file M.1.55).

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

Continuing the Elizabethan-era naming theme in the area - Burghley, Howard and Walsingham Peaks were named for British soldiers and statesmen of that time.

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