Ash Mountain

Feature Type:Mountain - Mass of land prominently elevated above the surrounding terrain, bounded by steep slopes and rising to a summit and/or peaks.
Status:
Name Authority: BC Geographical Names Office
Relative Location: Head of Parallel Creek at N end of Tuya Mountains Provincial Park, W of Cassiar (abandoned locality), Cassiar Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 59°16'28''N, 130°30'32''W at the approximate centre of this feature.
Datum: NAD83
NTS Map: 104O/7
Related Maps: 104O/7
104O/8

Origin Notes and History:

Adopted 23 March 1944 on 104 O, as submitted February 1944 by BC Mines Department (file T.1.44). Re-approved 17 January 1951 on 104NE.

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

This is the highest peak of the Tuya Range, at 6900+ feet, composed essentially of volcanic ash - hence the name.

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