Mount Evans

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: Just N of head of Bute Inlet, Range 1 Coast Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 50°59'43''N, 124°51'04''W at the approximate centre of this feature.
Datum: NAD83
NTS Map: 92K/15

Origin Notes and History:

Adopted 5 February 1924 at 51° 00' - 124° 49' as labelled on BC map 2C, 1919. Altered application 15 January 1987 on 92K/15 to 50° 59' 30" - 124° 51' 00" (1927 datum) as labelled on British Admiralty chart 580, 1867 et seq. Origin/significance not recorded.

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

Elevation: 6900 feet as labelled on British Admiralty Chart 580, 1867, and on BC map 2C, 1919. Elevation: 7140 feet according to (undated) calculation by Don Munday. Elevation: 7000 feet per Culbert's Climber's Guide to the Coastal Ranges, 1965, p.195, "...located 1¼ miles southwest of Mt Teaquahan..." Elevation: 7326 feet as labelled on federal 1:50,000 map 92K/15, located at 50° 59' 30" - 124° 51' 00" (1927 datum). Elevation 2250m / 7382 feet as labelled on provincial 1:20,000 TRIM 92K.096, the summit located 4494m / 2.79 miles southwest of the summit of Teaquahan Mtn at 50° 59' 43" - 124° 51' 04" (1983 datum).

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