BC Geographical Names

Name Details:

Name: Mount Kologet
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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: NW side of upper Kispiox River, E of Meziadin Lake, Cassiar Land District
Latitude-LongitudeClick here for an explanation of Position Type.: 56°02'33''N, 128°35'27''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.: 104A/2
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Origin Notes and History:

Adopted 6 March 1954 on 104A.
Source: BC place name cards, or correspondence to/from BC's Chief Geographer or BC Geographical Names Office
Named after an Indian Chief at Kuldoc, whose name in turn means "standing alone".
Source: BC place name cards, or correspondence to/from BC's Chief Geographer or BC Geographical Names Office
The site of a U.S. Air Force B-36 bomber crash 13 February 1950, described as the worlds first "Broken Arrow" incident. Wreckage located in 1953; USAF Crash Site Investigation Report 1954. The Convair B-36 bomber held a Mark IV "Fat Man" atomic bomb, but according to the USAF did not contain the plutonium core necessary for detonation. See excerpt from BC Aviator magazine, Vol. 3 No. 2, Oct/Nov 1993, also Environmental Impact Study, photographs of the crash site & wreckage, etc <> The incident is the subject of a documentary film called "Lost Nuke" that was aired on the Discovery channel in November 2004.
Source: BC place name cards, or correspondence to/from BC's Chief Geographer or BC Geographical Names Office