David Pass

. Pass
Between North Canoe and David Glaciers on the N side of Mount Sir John Thompson
52.7667 N 119.7167 W — Map 083D13 — GoogleGeoHack
Earliest known reference to this name is 1925
Name officially adopted in 1963
Official in BCCanada
This pass appears on:
Fabergé 1949 map Cariboo

Named in 1924 by the climbing party of Allen Carpé [1894–1932] and Rollin Thomas Chamberlin [1881–1948] in association with the nearby mountain that they proposed be named Mount David Thompson, in the mistaken belief that the pass was the true source of the North Thompson River.

References:

  • Carpé, Allen [1894–1932]. “Climbs in Cariboo Mts. and Northern Gold Range, Interior Ranges of British Columbia.” Alpine Journal, Vol. 37 (1925):63
  • Munday, Walter Alfred Don [1890–1950]. “In the Cariboo Range – Mt. David Thompson.” Canadian Alpine Journal, Vol. 15 (1925):130-136. Alpine Club of Canada

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