Chushina Ridge

Feature Type:Ridge (2) - Elongated stretch of elevated ground.
Status:
Name Authority: BC Geographical Names Office
Relative Location: On BC-Alberta boundary, E of Berg Lake at NE end of Mount Robson Provincial Park, Cariboo Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 53°08'08''N, 119°02'54''W at the approximate centre of this feature.
Datum: NAD83
NTS Map: 83E/3

Origin Notes and History:

Adopted 6 May 1924 on Jasper Park (north) sheet.

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

Chushina is a Stoney Indian word signifying "small" and was thought to be descriptive of this ridge when members of a joint Alpine Club of Canada - Smithsonian Institute expedition to Mount Robson named this feature in 1912.

Source: Place Names of Alberta, Alberta Geographical Names Program and Friends of Geographical Names of Alberta Society, University of Calgary Press, 4 volumes, 1991-1996.