BC Geographical Names

Name Details:

Name: Mount McGillivray
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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: N side of McGillivray Pass, SE of Bralorne, N of Pemberton, Lillooet Land District
Latitude-LongitudeClick here for an explanation of Position Type.: 50°41'56''N, 122°35'19''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.: 92J/10
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Origin Notes and History:

McGillivray Mountain adopted in the 10th Report of the Geographic Board of Canada 30 June 1911; not "McGillvray..." as spelled on earlier maps). Also McGillivray Creek and Pass. Form of name changed to Mount McGillivray 17 January 1957 on 92J.
Source: BC place name cards, or correspondence to/from BC's Chief Geographer or BC Geographical Names Office
Named after a miner (1911 advice from Caspar Phair, who served as Gold Commissioner for Lillooet District, 1902).
Source: BC place name cards, or correspondence to/from BC's Chief Geographer or BC Geographical Names Office
McGillivray & McDonald, placer miners. Or is the namesake James McGilvery [sic] early trail builder ?
Source: Provincial Archives of BC "Place Names File" compiled 1945-1950 by A.G. Harvey from various sources, with subsequent additions