Mount Renshaw

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: Between heads of McKale River and Cushing Creek, NE of McBride, Cariboo Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 53°29'40"N, 120°00'08"W at the approximate centre of this feature.
Datum: WGS84
NTS Map: 93H/8

Origin Notes and History:

Adopted 13 January 1925 on BC-Alberta Boundary sheet # 36, sheet 36, from boundary surveys conducted in 1923. Also Renshaw Creek.

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

"After a guide." (19th Report of the Geographic Board of Canada, 31 July 1927.)

Source: included with note

Probably refers to the Renshaw family which, having left Oregon in 1908, settled in McBride in 1914.

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