Bennington 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 Mount Fraser on the BC-Alberta boundary, at S end Mount Robson Provincial Park, Cariboo Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 52°39'17''N, 118°17'53''W at the approximate centre of this feature.
Datum: NAD83
NTS Map: 83D/9

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 #28, surveyed in 1921.

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

This is the north peak of Mount Fraser, named in 1921 after Bennington, the town in Vermont where Simon Fraser was born in 1776.

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