McDonnell Peak

Alberta-BC boundary. Peak
A peak of Mount Fraser
52°39’00” N 118°19’00” W — Map 83D/9 — GoogleGeoHack
Official in BC

Simon Fraser’s wife was daughter of Colonel Allan McDonell of Dundas County, Ontario.

The feature was named by the interprovincial boundary survey party of Wheeler and Cautley in 1921.

References:

  • Wheeler, Arthur O., and Cautley, R.W. 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
  • Holmgren, Eric J. and Holmgren, Patricia M. Over 2,000 place names of Alberta. Saskatoon: Western Producer, 1973
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