Blackrock Mountain

Alberta-BC boundary. Mountain
Alta-BC boundary, headwaters of Fraser River
52°34’17” N 118°17’59” W — Map 083D09 — GoogleGeoHack
Name officially adopted in 1924
Official in BCCanada

The feature was named by the interprovincial boundary survey party of Wheeler and Cautley in 1921, labelled as “Mount Blackrock” on BC-Alberta boundary sheet 28, 1921. Descriptive of the sharp black peak.

References:

  • Wheeler, Arthur Oliver [1860–1945], and Cautley, Richard W. [1873–1953]. 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
  • Wheeler, Arthur Oliver [1860–1945], and Cautley, Richard W. [1873–1953]. 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, 1925. Whyte Museum

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