Gataga 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: N side of junction of Kechika and Gataga Rivers, Cassiar Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 58°38'31''N, 126°54'46''W at the approximate centre of this feature.
Datum: NAD83
NTS Map: 94L/10

Origin Notes and History:

Adopted 6 September 1951 on 94L, as identified in BC Mines Bulletin #12, 1941.

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

Named (in 1940 ?) by N.C. Stewart, BCLS, in association with Gataga River, in turn adapted from the Sekani name for the river, Tadadzè' (Guzagi K'úgé, published by Kaska Tribal Council, Watson Lake, 1997). Origin/meaning not provided.

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