Barbican Peak

Feature type: Peak (2)
Province: British Columbia
Location: S of Tonquin Creek
Latitude: 52°43’00”
Longitude: 118°24’00”
NTS map: 83D/9
Official name listed at BC Geographical Names
A barbican is an outer fortification or defense to a city or castle, especially a double tower erected over a gate or bridge. The feature was named by the interprovincial boundary survey party of Wheeler and Cautley in 1921.
References:

  • Wheeler, Arthur O. and Cautley, R.W. Report of the Commission appointed to delimit the boundary between the Provinces of Alberta and British Columbia. Part III-A. Topographical surveys of the watershed. 1922, 1923, 1924. Ottawa: Office of the Surveyor General, 1924

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