Dalton Dome

Feature Type:Dome - Mass of rock or ice with a rounded top, elevated above the surrounding terrain.
Status:
Name Authority: BC Geographical Names Office
Relative Location: Just W of summit of Mount Garibaldi, S of Whistler (municipality), New Westminster Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 49°50'59''N, 123°00'34''W at the approximate centre of this feature.
Datum: NAD83
NTS Map: 92G/14

Origin Notes and History:

Adopted 5 November 1932 on 92G and 92J, as labelled on plan 8T264, "Topographic Survey of Garibaldi Park" by A.J. Campbell, BCLS, 1928.

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

Named after Arthur Tinniswood Dalton, one of the guides of the first party credited with first ascent of Mount Garibaldi, 1907.

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

After Arthur Tinniswood Dalton (1883 - ), FRGS, Vancouver architect, city assessor and mountaineer. Member of first ascent party on Mount Garibaldi, also Mounts Albert, Alfred, Alexander, Victoria, Tinniswood, Wellington and George Edwards. Born at Winnipeg; came to Vancouver with his parents in 1889; 2 years at McGill; worked with his father, William Tinniswood Dalton, pioneer Vancouver architect; Port Grey building inspector c1922.

Source: Provincial Archives of BC "Place Names File" compiled 1945-1950 by A.G. Harvey from various sources, with subsequent additions