Chimney 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 just S of Quadra Mountain, at NE end of Kootenay National Park, Kootenay Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 51°15'52''N, 116°09'19''W at the approximate centre of this feature.
Datum: NAD83
NTS Map: 82N/8

Origin Notes and History:

Adopted in the 16th Report of the Geographic Board of Canada, 31 March 1919, as labelled on BC-Alberta boundary sheet 15.

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

Named in 1910 by Dr. T.G. Longstaff, and Captain E.O. Wheeler, who climbed the peak through a remarkable chimney.

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