Cornice Mountain

Feature Type:Mountain - Mass of land prominently elevated above the surrounding terrain, bounded by steep slopes and rising to a summit and/or peaks.
Status:
Name Authority: BC Geographical Names Office
Relative Location: S side of Strohn Creek, between Meziadin Lake and Bear River Pass, just NE of Stewart, Cassiar Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 56°04'25''N, 129°36'16''W at the approximate centre of this feature.
Datum: NAD83
NTS Map: 104A/4

Origin Notes and History:

Adopted 5 November 1953 on 104A, as labelled on BC Map 5C, Stikine River, 1929.

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

Presumably descriptive. In this context a cornice is an overhanging mass of snow, ice, or rock.

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