BC Geographical Names

Name Details:

Name: Mount Blaine
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-Alaska boundary W of head of South Unuk River, NW of Stewart, Cassiar Land District
Latitude-LongitudeClick here for an explanation of Position Type.: 56°14'51''N, 130°30'00''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.: 104B/1
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Origin Notes and History:

Adopted per letter of 16 October 1924, as identified on International Boundary Sheet 3 (file B.1.22). Boundary Peak 24.
Source: BC place name cards, or correspondence to/from BC's Chief Geographer or BC Geographical Names Office
After James Gillespie Blaine (1830-1893), U.S. statesman.
Source: BC place name cards, or correspondence to/from BC's Chief Geographer or BC Geographical Names Office