Minotaur Peak

British Columbia. Peak
S of Geikie Creek
52.65 N 118.385 W — Map 083D09 — GoogleGeoHack
Name officially adopted in 1951
Official in BCCanada

The minotaur was a monster of Greek mythology, having the body of a man and the head of a bull. The peak was named by alpinist Cyril G. Wates [1883–1946] in 1929.


  • Putnam, William Lowell [1924–2014]; Boles, Glendon Webber [1934–2022]; Laurilla, Roger W. [1959–]. Placenames of the Canadian Alps. Revelstoke, B.C.: Footprint, 1990

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