Mount Tiedemann

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 Mount Waddington, NW of junction of Mosley Creek and Homathko River, Range 2 Coast Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 51°23'38''N, 125°14'11''W at the approximate centre of this feature.
Datum: NAD83
NTS Map: 92N/6

Origin Notes and History:

Adopted 3 April 1928 on Ottawa file OBF 1018, as suggested by Don Munday because of its' proximity to Tiedemann Creek and Glacier (file M.1.27).

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

Named in 1926 by mountaineer Don Munday while leading a climbing party to Mystery Mountain (today's Mount Waddington). See Tiedemann Creek and Tiedemann Glacier.

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

First ascent 9 July 1939, credited to E.R. Gibson, Henry S. Hall Jr, Sterling Hendricks and Hans Fuhrer. (Canadian Alpine Journal 1939, pp.7,8.)

Source: Provincial Archives' Place Names File (the "Harvey File") compiled 1945-1950 by A.G. Harvey from various sources, with subsequent additions