Chamberlin Peak

Feature type: Peak (2)
Province: British Columbia
Location: SW of Mount Robson
Latitude: 52°40’00”
Longitude: 119°36’00”
NTS map: 83D/12
Official name listed at BC Geographical Names
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Rollin Thomas Chamberlin

Rollin Thomas Chamberlin
Smithsonian


Rollin T. Chamberlin, L. E. “Slim” Goodell, Allen Carpe, A. L. Withers, George Burns

Rollin T. Chamberlin, L. E. “Slim” Goodell, Allen Carpe, A. L. Withers, George Burns
University of Chicago

Rollin Thomas Chamberlin (1881–1948) ascended Tête Creek in 1924, and made several climbs in that area of the Cariboo Mountains, including the first ascent of Mount Sir Wilfrid Laurier (called Mount Titan at the time). Chamberlin, a professor of geology at the University of Chicago, was author of The Gases in Rocks.

The lower photo shows the Cariboo expedition conducting fieldwork. Led by Rollin T. Chamberlin, the expedition included, from left: L. E. “Slim” Goodell (horse-packer), Allen Carpe (explorer), A. L. Withers, George Burns (horse-packer).

Rollin was not related to Edson J. Chamberlin, the namesake of Mount Chamberlin, about 50 kilometres to the north near Mount Robson.

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