Mount Machray

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 on W side of Grant Pass, NE side of Mount Robson Provincial Park NE of Valemount, Cariboo Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 53°02'51''N, 118°46'39''W at the approximate centre of this feature.
Datum: NAD83
NTS Map: 83E/2

Origin Notes and History:

Adopted 4 December 1923 on BC-Alberta boundary sheet 30.

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

After Robert Machray, DD, (1831-1904), first Anglican Bishop of Ruperts Land.

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