Chilkst Peaks

Feature type: Peaks
Province: British Columbia
Location: Premier Range
Latitude: 52°42’00”
Longitude: 119°38’00”
NTS map: 83D/12
Official name listed at BC Geographical Names
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The name was adopted in 1962 as submitted by mountaineer Gertrude Smith. “This is a ridge with 5 peaks … chilkst is the Shuswap word for 5.”

References:

  • British Columbia Geographical Names. Government of BC. BCGN

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