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Photo: Looking southeast to Waddington Peak from Highway #16

Waddington Peak

  • 2630 m (8,629ft)
  • Naming History
52.7944N -118.517W
Located in the Fraser River Valley, 8 km south of Yellowhead Lake and east of the Fraser River

Province: BC
Park: Mount Robson
Headwater: Fraser
Major Valley: Fraser
Visible from Highway: 16
Year Named: 1922
Named by: Interprovincial Boundary Survey
Named for: Waddington, Alfred Penderill (Of British origin, Alfred Waddington was involved in the development of of B.C.'s resources. His name was later applied to the hightest mountain in the Coast Range.)

This modest peak should not be confused with Mount Waddington, the highest (4016m; 13177') mountain in the Coast Range of British Columbia.