BC Geographical Names

Name Details:

Name: Mount Jacobsen
Feature TypeClick here for a list of
Feature Types.
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
Name Authority: BC Geographical Names Office
Relative Location: S side of Ape Lake, SE of Bella Coola, Range 3 Coast Land District
Latitude-LongitudeClick here for an explanation of Position Type.: 52°03'29''N, 126°11'19''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.: 93D/1
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Origin Notes and History:

Adopted 2 July 1953 on 93D.
Source: BC place name cards, files, correspondence and/or research by BC Chief Geographer/Geographical Names Office.
Elevation 9932 feet. Second highest mountain in area in keeping the prominence of Mr. B. Philippe who together with Reverend Saugstad were responsible for bringing Norwegian Settlement to the Valley (New Names,page 7, Names Sheet Bella Coola). File 93D. (Circa 1892).
Source: Canadian Geographical Names Database, Ottawa