BC Geographical Names

Name Details:

Name: Mount Whymper
Feature TypeClick here for a list of
Feature Types.
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
Name Authority: BC Geographical Names Office
Relative Location: Between Vermilion Pass and Marble Canyon on E side of Kootenay National Park, SE of Golden, Kootenay Land District
Latitude-LongitudeClick here for an explanation of Position Type.: 51°13'27''N, 116°05'54''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.: 82N/1
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Origin Notes and History:

Adopted 14 January 1909 (Ottawa file OBF 0133 item 159).
Source: BC place name cards, or correspondence to/from BC's Chief Geographer or BC Geographical Names Office