Mount Plowden

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.]
Name Authority: BC Geographical Names Office
Relative Location: E side of entrance to Wakeman Sound Kingcome Inlet, NE of Port McNeill (municipality), Range 1 Coast Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 50°58'14''N, 126°27'18''W at the approximate centre of this feature.
Datum: NAD83
NTS Map: 92L/16

Origin Notes and History:

Adopted 4 April 1957 on C.3576, as labelled on British Admiralty Chart #581, 1867 et seq, and on BC Lands' map 2C, 1919, and as identified in the 1930 BC Gazetteer. Origin/significance not recorded.

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

Mis-spelled "Flowden" on Geological Survey map 92A, 1913.

Source: BC place name cards & correspondence, and/or research by BC Chief Geographer & Geographical Names Office staff.