BC Geographical Names

Name Details:

Name: Mount Abbott
Feature TypeClick here for a list of
Feature Types.
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Mount - Variation of Mountain: Mass of land prominently elevated above the surrounding terrain, bounded by steep slopes and rising to a summit and/or peaks. [if "Mount" precedes the name, usually indicates that the feature is named after a person.
StatusClick here for an explanation of Status.: Official
Relative Location: In Glacier National Park, NW of Bonney Glacier, Kootenay Land District
Latitude-LongitudeClick here for an explanation of Position Type.: 51°14'11''N, 117°30'33''W at the approximate centre of this feature.
DatumClick here for an explanation of Datum.: NAD83
NTS MapClick here for an explanation of NTS Map.: 82N/4
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Origin Notes and History:

Adopted in the 3rd Report of the Geographic Board of Canada, 30 June 1901.
Source: BC place name cards, or correspondence to/from BC's Chief Geographer or BC Geographical Names Office
After Harry Braithwaite Abbott, general superintendent CPR. See Abbotsford for additional biographical information.
Source: BC place name cards, or correspondence to/from BC's Chief Geographer or BC Geographical Names Office