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Caniche Peak
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Highest point
Elevation 2,552 m (8,373 ft)
Prominence 17 m (56 ft)
Geography
Location Alberta - British Columbia, Canada
Parent range Canadian Rockies
Topo map NTS 83D/16

Caniche Peak is located on the border of Alberta and British Columbia. It was named in 1922 by Arthur O. Wheeler. He suggested it be called Poodle Park as he thought it resembled the head of a poodle. The French word for poodle, "Caniche", was adopted to give the name more class.

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