Bennington Glacier

British Columbia. Glacier
Alta-BC boundary, headwaters of Geikie Creek
52°40’30” N 118°19’00” W — Map 83D/9 — GoogleGeoHack
Earliest known reference to this name is 1924 (Boundary Survey).
Name officially adopted in 1951. Official in BCCanada
Great amphitheatre at the head of Bennington Glacier.
Photo: Cyril Wates, 1926

Great amphitheatre at the head of Bennington Glacier.
Photo: Cyril Wates, 1926
Canadian Alpine Journal 1927

Adopted 17 January 1951 on Jasper Park (North) sheet, as labelled on BC-Alberta boundary sheet #28, published in 1924 from surveys in 1921. Named in association with Bennington Peak.
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 II. 1917 to 1921. From Kicking Horse Pass to Yellowhead Pass.. Ottawa: Office of the Surveyor General, 1924
  • Wates, Cyril G. [1883–1946]. “The Ramparts in 1927.” Canadian Alpine Journal, Vol. 16 (1927):85-95. Alpine Club of Canada
  • British Columbia Geographical Names. Bennington Glacier
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