Bennington Glacier

Alberta-BC boundary. Glacier
Athabasca and Fraser drainages
Headwaters of Geikie and Penstock creeks
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:

  • Cautley, R. W., and Wheeler, Arthur Oliver [1860–1945]. 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. Whyte Museum
  • 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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