Grizzly 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 the BC-Alaska boundary in the Juneau Icefield, W of SW end of Atlin Lake, Cassiar Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 59°13'44''N, 134°35'32''W at the approximate centre of this feature.
Datum: NAD83
NTS Map: 104M/2

Origin Notes and History:

Adopted 17 September 1970 on 104M, as proposed by Lawrence E. Nielsen, who led an expedition in this area during the summer of 1968.

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

Evidently one or more grizzly bears were observed on the flank of this mountain, as the climbing party was enroute to Mount Canning. (December 1968 letter, Ottawa file 104M.)

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