Glacier 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, E of Field in Kootenay National Park, Kootenay Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 51°21'03''N, 116°17'04''W at the approximate centre of this feature.
Datum: NAD83
NTS Map: 82N/8

Origin Notes and History:

Adopted by Alberta 20 October 1983; adopted by BC 6 June 1984; adopted by Parks Canada 21 January 1985, all on 82 N/8.

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

Origin unknown; first known mention in Canadian Alpine Journal, vol.X, 1919, pp. 9 & 10.

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