Geikie Creek

British Columbia. Creek: Fraser River drainage
Flows W into Fraser River at head
52.6828 N 118.4708 W — Map 083D09 — GoogleGeoHack
Earliest known reference to this name is 1915 (Fay)
Name officially adopted in 1951
Official in BCCanada

Named is association with Mount Geikie.

Last summer another party, this time from the United States, Professor E. W. D. Holway, whose name figures prominently in Selkirk exploration, and Dr. A. J. Gilmour set out for the same goal and on August 5 reached [the summit of Mount Geikie], over the northwest arête, which they followed to a very steep cornice overhanging the perpendicular north face of the mountain. Several minor peaks at the hitherto unexplored sources of Geikie Creek were also ascended in the twelve days’ trip.

— Fay 1915

  • Fay, Charles Ernest [1846–1923]. “Recent Mountaineering in the Canadian Alps.” Geographical Review, Vol. 2, No. 1 (1916):1. JSTOR

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