Bicorn 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: Inside BC-Alaska boundary at SW end of Atlin Provincial Park, Cassiar Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 59°05'18''N, 134°24'35''W at the approximate centre of this feature.
Datum: NAD83
NTS Map: 104M/1

Origin Notes and History:

Adopted 17 September 1970 on 104M, as submitted by December 1968 by T.R.Stengle and his fellow mountaineers. (file B.1.47)

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

Lawrence E. Nielsen (Harvard Mountaineering Club) led an expedition in this area during the summer of 1968; they named the mountain because of its shape, "...that of a double horn". The climb is described in Canadian Alpine Journal, Vol 52, 1969, pp 5-11.

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