BC Geographical Names

Name Details:

Name: Gataga Mountain
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Feature Types.
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Mountain - Mass of land prominently elevated above the surrounding terrain, bounded by steep slopes and rising to a summit and/or peaks
StatusClick here for an explanation of Status.: Official
Relative Location: N side of junction of Kechika and Gataga Rivers, Cassiar Land District
Latitude-LongitudeClick here for an explanation of Position Type.: 58°38'31''N, 126°54'46''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.: 94L/10
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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