Rufus Peak

Feature type: Peak (2)
Province: British Columbia
Location: headwaters of Fraser River, S of Geikie Creek
Latitude: 52°39’00”
Longitude: 118°22’00”
NTS map: 83D/9
Official name listed at BC Geographical Names

A camera station named by interprovincial boundary survey of Wheeler and Cautley in 1921. Does it commemorate someone’s name, or the brownish-red color usually spelled “rufous”?


  • 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 III-A. Topographical surveys of the watershed. 1922, 1923, 1924. Ottawa: Office of the Surveyor General, 1924

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