Bennington Peak

Name adopted in 1924
Feature type: Peak (2)
Province: British Columbia
Location: Alta-BC boundary, S of Amethyst Lake
Latitude: 52°39’00”
Longitude: 118°18’00”
NTS map: 83D/9
Official name listed at BC Geographical Names
Also listed at Geographical Names in Canada
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North West Company explorer Simon Fraser (1776–1862) was born in Bennington, Vermont. The peak was named by the interprovincial boundary survey party of Wheeler and Cautley in 1921.


  • 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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