McDonnell Peak

Feature type: Peak (2)
Province: British Columbia
Location: A peak of Mount Fraser
Latitude: 52°39’00”
Longitude: 118°19’00”
NTS map: 83D/9
Official name listed at BC Geographical Names

Simon Fraser’s wife was daughter of Colonel Allan McDonell of Dundas County, Ontario. The feature was named by the interprovincial boundary survey party of Wheeler and Cautley in 1921.

References:

  • Holmgren, Eric J. and Holmgren, Patricia M. Over 2,000 place names of Alberta. Saskatoon: Western Producer, 1973
  • 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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