BC Geographical Names

Name Details:

Name: Mount London
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-Alaska boundary, at SW side of Atlin Provincial Park, Cassiar Land District
Latitude-LongitudeClick here for an explanation of Position Type.: 59°02'20''N, 134°22'55''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.: 104M/1
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Origin Notes and History:

Adopted 17 September 1970 on 104M, as proposed by Lawrence E. Nielsen who led an expedition in this area during the summer of 1968.
Source: BC place name cards, or correspondence to/from BC's Chief Geographer or BC Geographical Names Office
Named after Jack London, the famous author of tales of the north country, the Yukon and the Klondike gold rush. Born in California 1876, died in 1916.
Source: BC place name cards, or correspondence to/from BC's Chief Geographer or BC Geographical Names Office