Caniche Peak

Feature type: Peak (2)
Province: British Columbia
Location: Mount Robson Park
Latitude: 52°45’00”
Longitude: 118°22’00”
NTS map: 83D/16
Official name listed at BC Geographical Names

Arthur Wheeler suggested the name Poodle Peak because the summit resembled in shape the head of a poodle. The French word for poodle was chosen “to further distinguish the name.”

References:

  • Akrigg, George Philip Vernon, 1913-, and Helen B. Akrigg. British Columbia place names. Vancouver: UBC Press, 1997

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