Mount Collie

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: E side of upper Blaeberry River, NE of Golden, Kootenay Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 51°37'02''N, 116°35'30''W at the approximate centre of this feature.
Datum: NAD83
NTS Map: 82N/10

Origin Notes and History:

Adopted in the 18th Report of the Geographic Board of Canada, as labelled on BC map 1EM, 1915, and in BC-Alberta Boundary Atlas (index to vol 1), 1917.

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

Named in 1897 by C.S. Thompson party, after Dr. J. Norman Collie, FRS, joint author with Stutfield of "Climbs and Explorations in the Canadian Rockies". Obituary in Canadian Alpine Journal 1942-43, p.268.

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