Mount Bute

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 NE of head of Bute Inlet, NE of Southgate Peak, Range 1 Coast Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 50°56'06''N, 124°42'04''W at the approximate centre of this feature.
Datum: NAD83
NTS Map: 92K/15

Origin Notes and History:

Bute Mountain adopted 3 April 1928 (file M.1.27). "Bute Mountain (not Castle Mountain)" confirmed in the 1930 BC Gazetteer. Form of name changed to Mount Bute 6 December 1963 on C.3524 (file D.2.44).

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

Labelled Castle Mountain on Don Munday's 1928 map of the Coast Mountains (file M.1.27).

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