BC Geographical Names

Name Details:

Name: Mount Quincy Adams
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Feature Types.
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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
Relative Location: On BC-Alaska boundary, E of Fairweather Mountain, Cassiar Land District
Latitude-LongitudeClick here for an explanation of Position Type.: 58°54'31''N, 137°27'06''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.: 114I/14
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Origin Notes and History:

Adopted 20 December 1966 on 114/NE.
Source: BC place name cards, or correspondence to/from BC's Chief Geographer or BC Geographical Names Office
Summit elevation 13,560 ft / 4150m. 2nd highest mountain in BC, after Fairweather Mountain.
Source: BC place name cards, or correspondence to/from BC's Chief Geographer or BC Geographical Names Office
After John Quincy Adams, former Secretary of State and 6th President of the United States, 1825-29.
Source: BC place name cards, or correspondence to/from BC's Chief Geographer or BC Geographical Names Office