pike's peak Dodge's good y a _. g example was followed b ^ at least one cartographer. r A "Map of the Northwest Coast and Adjacent Territories" by D. H. Bun (1838) gives Pikes Peak in its correct position, but still keeps the name James, for a point now unidentified. These two maps were unable to change the usage of the trappers and traders. Thomas J. Farnham, writing in his Travels" (1839) says "Sixty miles east of these mountains and fifty miles south of the Arkansas, stands (isolated on the plain), Pike's Peak."" Of course, this is the Spanish Peaks. Farnham, in the same book, records, on July 13, 1839, "Pike's Peak in the southwest, and James' Peak in the northwest . . . ," making the same mistake. These summits have been called "Pikes Peak", "Las Cumbres Espanoles", "Las Dos Hernanos", "The Two Sisters", "Les Tetons" "Les Mamelles", and "Wahatoyeh" (meaning Twin Breasts or Two Breasts)" The better spelling is Wahatoyah. The Spanish spelling is Huaja. On his map Farnham called the present Pikes Peak, "James Peak". George Frederick Ruxton, going from Taos north and over the Sangre de Cristo, in 1847 (Wild Life in The Rocky Mountains, Macmillan, 1922, p. 104) says-"Our next camp was on La Trin- chera, or Bowl Creek. The country was barren and desolate.... The trail passed, to the westward, a lofty peak, resembling in outline that one known as James's or Pike's Peak, which is s two hundred and fifty miles to the north. The former is not laid dow any of the maps, although it is a ' New YorTz, 1841. "Page 42. "Ell f Coues, notes to Journal of Jacob Fowler, 1898.
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