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Franklin Peaks

  • 2892 m (9,489ft)
  • Naming History
50.3789N -115.409W
Located west of the North White River at the head of Akunam Creek and east of the head of Fenwick Creek and the head of Elk Creek

Province: BC
Headwater: Kootenay
Year Named: 1858
Named by: John Palliser
Named for: Franklin, Sir John (Franklin led three expeditions to the Canadian Arctic in search of the Northwest Passage. Althogh some fifty parties went in search of his final expedition it was a century before their remains were discovered in 1959.)