Turret Mountain

Feature Type:Mountain - Mass of land prominently elevated above the surrounding terrain, bounded by steep slopes and rising to a summit and/or peaks.
Status:
Name Authority: BC Geographical Names Office
Relative Location: Between heads of Geikie and Tonquin Creeks at S end of Mount Robson Provincial Park, Cariboo Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 52°42'43''N, 118°22'04''W at the approximate centre of this feature.
Datum: NAD83
NTS Map: 83D/9

Origin Notes and History:

Decision on Jasper Park North.

Source: Canadian Geographical Names Database, Ottawa

So-labelled on BC-Alberta boundary sheet 28, 1921; a continuation of the interprovincial boundary surveyors 'fortification' theme.

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