Cornice Mountain

Feature Type:Mountain - Mass of land prominently elevated above the surrounding terrain, bounded by steep slopes and rising to a summit and/or peaks.
Status:
Name Authority: BC Geographical Names Office
Relative Location: SW of junction of Flood and Stikine Rivers, SW of Telegraph Creek (community), Cassiar Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 57°08'12''N, 131°57'03''W at the approximate centre of this feature.
Datum: NAD83
NTS Map: 104G/4

Origin Notes and History:

Adopted in 1935 on Geological Survey sheet 309A, as submitted February 1930 by R. Dickison, Dominion Topographical staff. Re-adopted 6 May 1954 on 104G.

Source: BC place name cards, or correspondence to/from BC's Chief Geographer or BC Geographical Names Office

Descriptive. In this context a cornice is an overhanging mass of snow, ice, or rock.

Source: BC place name cards, or correspondence to/from BC's Chief Geographer or BC Geographical Names Office