Mount Prince George

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: In The Royal Group, in Height of the Rockies Provincial Park E of Invermere, Kootenay Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 50°36'06''N, 115°22'51''W at the approximate centre of this feature.
Datum: NAD83
NTS Map: 82J/11

Origin Notes and History:

Adopted in the 16th Report of the Geographic Board of Canada, 31 March 1919, as labelled on BC-Alberta boundary sheet 10, 1917.

Source: BC place name cards, or correspondence to/from BC's Chief Geographer or BC Geographical Names Office

Named after Prince George (1902 - 1942), the fourth son of King George V. See also "Royal Group, The"

Source: BC place name cards, or correspondence to/from BC's Chief Geographer or BC Geographical Names Office