BC Geographical Names

Name Details:

Name: Mount Fernie
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: Just NW of Fernie on W side of Elk River, E of Cranbrook, Kootenay Land District
Latitude-LongitudeClick here for an explanation of Position Type.: 49°31'29''N, 115°07'21''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.: 82G/11
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Origin Notes and History:

Adopted 12 December 1939 on 82SE, applied to a 7850' summit. Altered application 4 June 1959 on 82G/11, being the correct location according to Government Agent at Fernie.
Source: BC place name cards, correspondence and/or research by BC Chief Geographer & Geographical Names Office staff.