Mount Geikie

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: SE of Yellowhead Lake in Mount Robson Provincial Park, Cariboo Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 52°42'49"N, 118°23'29"W at the approximate centre of this feature.
Datum: WGS84
NTS Map: 83D/9

Origin Notes and History:

Adopted in the 18th Report of the Geographic Board of Canada, 31 March 1924, as labelled on A.O. Wheeler's topographic map of Mount Robson area, 1911.

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

Named in 1898 by J.E. McEvoy, Geological Survey of Canada, after Sir Archibald Geikie, director-general of the Geological Survey of Great Britain, 1882-1901.

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