The Blackwater Tusk

British Columbia. Spire
N of McBride
53°23’31” N 120°6’0″ W — Map 093H08 — GoogleGeoHack
Name officially adopted in 1994
Official in BCCanada

The Blackwater Tusk (spire) adopted 13 July 1994 on 93H/8, as submitted by BC Forest Service, McBride. They say that some mountaineers have called this “The Needle.”

This spire is the most notable landmark visible from the well-travelled McBride Peak area, and an official name is required for communication purposes. “Blackwater” is the historic name for the nearby McKale River.


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