BC Geographical Names

Name Details:

Name: Mount Robertson
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-Alberta boundary, between Palliser Pass and North Kananaskis Pass in Mount Assiniboine Provincial Park, Kootenay Land District
Latitude-LongitudeClick here for an explanation of Position Type.: 50°43'35''N, 115°19'16''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.: 82J/11
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Origin Notes and History:

Adopted 1918, as labelled on BC-Alberta boundary map # 11, 1917.
Source: BC place name cards, or correspondence to/from BC's Chief Geographer or BC Geographical Names Office
Named by interprovincial boundary surveyors, after General Sir William Robert Robertson (1860-1933), chief of Imperial General staff, 1915-1918. Appointed Baronet 1919; field marshal 1920.
Source: BC place name cards, or correspondence to/from BC's Chief Geographer or BC Geographical Names Office