Vista Peak

Feature type: Peak (2)
Province: British Columbia
Location: Alta-BC boundary, near headwaters of Rockingham Creek
Latitude: 52°46’00”
Longitude: 118°24’00”
NTS map: 83D/16
Official name listed at BC Geographical Names

A vista is a view, especially one seen through a long and narrow opening. The feature was a camera station on the interprovincial boundary survey, which worked through Yellowhead Pass in 1917.

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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