BC Geographical Names

Name Details:

Name: Elbow Mountain
Feature TypeClick here for a list of
Feature Types.
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Mountain - Mass of land prominently elevated above the surrounding terrain, bounded by steep slopes and rising to a summit and/or peaks
StatusClick here for an explanation of Status.: Official
Relative Location: On BC-Alaska boundary just behind Stikine (locality) on the N side of Stikine River, Cassiar Land District
Latitude-LongitudeClick here for an explanation of Position Type.: 56°42'11''N, 131°51'39''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.: 104B/12
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Origin Notes and History:

Adopted in the 1st Report of the Geographic Board of Canada, 1898, as identified by the International Boundary survey. Boundary Peak # 66.
Source: BC place name cards, or correspondence to/from BC's Chief Geographer or BC Geographical Names Office
Descriptive of its' position in the elbow-like bend of the Stikine River.
Source: 18th Report of the Geographic Board of Canada, 31 March 1924 (supplement to the Annual Report of the Dept of the Interior, 1924, Ottawa)