The Gargoyles

Feature Type:Peaks - Summit of a mountain or hill, or the mountain or hill itself. Plural of Peak (2).
Status:
Name Authority: BC Geographical Names Office
Relative Location: SW of Mamquam Lake at SW end of Garibaldi Provincial Park, NE of Squamish, New Westminster Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 49°48'21''N, 122°59'52''W at the approximate centre of this feature.
Datum: NAD83
NTS Map: 92G/15

Origin Notes and History:

Adopted 7 September 1978 on 92G/15.

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

Labelled "Lava Peaks" on W.H. Mathews map of Garibaldi Park, 1958, but that name was rejected by the park board because there were no volcanic formations in the area. The alternative name "The Gaygoyles" was suggested in 1978. Two peaks: 1816m and 1823m.

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