Mount Barnard

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: On BC-Alberta boundary, NW of head of Waitabit Creek, N of Golden, Kootenay Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 51°42'33''N, 116°55'22''W at the approximate centre of this feature.
Datum: NAD83
NTS Map: 82N/10

Origin Notes and History:

Adopted in 1919 by the Geographic Board of Canada, as labelled on BC-Alberta boundary sheet 18, surveyed in 1917.

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

Named in 1917 by boundary surveyors, after Sir Frank S. Barnard, KCMG, then-Lieutenant Governor of British Columbia; son of the founder of the B.X. Company. See also Barnard Harbour.

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