BC Geographical Names

Name Details:

Name: Mount Mangin
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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-Alberta boundary, E of Joffre Creek in Height of the Rockies Provincial Park, Kootenay Land District
Latitude-LongitudeClick here for an explanation of Position Type.: 50°32'30''N, 115°13'33''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.: 82J/11
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Origin Notes and History:

Decision in 18th Report, as labelled on BC-Alberta Boundary sheet # 9, surveyed in 1916, published 1917.
Source: Canadian Geographical Names Database, Ottawa
After General Charles Marie Emmanuel Mangin (1866-1925), French Army, who won honours in "The Labyrinth", 1915, and further distinguished himself the following year at the 2nd Battle of Verdun.
Source: Canadian Geographical Names Database, Ottawa