BC Geographical Names

Name Details:

Name: Mount Cornwell
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: On BC-Alberta boundary, E of head of Fording River, N of Fernie, Kootenay Land District
Latitude-LongitudeClick here for an explanation of Position Type.: 50°18'02''N, 114°46'53''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.: 82J/7
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Origin Notes and History:

Adopted 23 February 1918, as labelled on BC-Alberta boundary sheet 7, 1917.
Source: BC place name cards, or correspondence to/from BC's Chief Geographer or BC Geographical Names Office
After Jack Cornell VC, HMS Chester, the boy hero of the Battle of Jutland, 31 May 1916.
Source: BC place name cards, or correspondence to/from BC's Chief Geographer or BC Geographical Names Office