Mount Raleigh

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: S of junction of Bishop and Southgate Rivers, Range 1 Coast Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 50°54'37''N, 124°16'27''W at the approximate centre of this feature.
Datum: NAD83
NTS Map: 92K/16

Origin Notes and History:

Adopted 8 November 1935 on Ottawa files OBF 0372 and 0836.

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

After Sir Walter Raleigh (1554-1618), British explorer for Elizabeth I, and gifted poet, writer and scholar.

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