Rainbow

British Columbia. Railway Point
CNR, S end of Moose Lake
52°57’00” N 118°52’00” W — Map 83D/15 — GoogleGeoHack
Earliest known reference to this name is 1912.
Unofficial in BCCanada
Indicated on Arthur Wheeler’s “Topographical Map Showing Mount Robson and Mountains of the Continental Divide North of Yellowhead Pass,” 1912.

Site of an internment camp for Canadians of Japanese descent during World War Two.

References:

  • Wheeler, Arthur Oliver [1860-1945]. “Topographical Map Showing Mount Robson and Mountains of the Continental Divide North of Yellowhead Pass to accompany the Report of the Alpine Club of Canada’s Expedition 1911. From Photographic Surveys by Arthur O. Wheeler; A.C.C. Director.” Canadian Alpine Journal, Vol. 4 (1912):8-81. Victoria Library, University of Toronto

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