Mount Swannell

Feature Type: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. ["Mount" preceding the name usually indicates that the feature is named after a person.]
Status:
Name Authority: BC Geographical Names Office
Relative Location: S side of junction of Entiako River and Natalkuz Lake, Nechako Reservoir, Range 4 Coast Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 53°21'10''N, 125°16'12''W at the approximate centre of this feature.
Datum: NAD83
NTS Map: 93F/6

Origin Notes and History:

Adopted 13 March 1947 on 93/SW (Ottawa file OBF 2229).

Source: BC place name cards, files, correspondence and/or research by BC Chief Geographer/Geographical Names Office.

After Frank C. Swannell, BCLS, who undertook extensive topographic and triangulation surveys in this region in the early 1920s, and compiled detailed maps and plans including Sketch Map of the [Nechako] River and Lake System, 1920-21-22; topographic plan 14T1: Morice, Nanika, Tahtsa Lakes, 1923; topographic plan 11T2: Eutsuk Lakes area, 1924; topographic plan 3T255: Portion of Range 4 Coast District, 1923.... See Swannell Ranges for additional biographical information and references.

Source: BC place name cards, files, correspondence and/or research by BC Chief Geographer/Geographical Names Office.