Haiduk 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 at head of Verdant Creek in Kootenay National Park, Kootenay Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 51°06'10''N, 115°57'04''W at the approximate centre of this feature.
Datum: NAD83
NTS Map: 82O/4

Origin Notes and History:

Adopted in Place Names of Alberta, 1928, as labelled on BC-Alberta boundary map # 14, published in 1917 from surveys in 1913, and as labelled on BC map 1EM, 1915.

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

"probably after Haiduk district, Hungary, or Haiduk [Hideghut] village in Romania."

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