Mount Aylesworth

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-Alaska boundary just SE of Mount Jetté, at extreme NW corner of BC, Cassiar Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 59°55'27''N, 138°47'55''W at the approximate centre of this feature.
Datum: NAD83
NTS Map: 114O/15

Origin Notes and History:

Adopted 1 August 1922, as submitted by J.D. Craig, International Boundary Survey, and as labelled on BC map 1H, 1919.

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

Is this the feature identied as Mt. Pinta on 1898 Yukon map ?

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

Named after Sir Allen Bristol Aylesworth (1854- ), Canadian constitutional lawyer and member of Alaskan Boundary Tribunal, 1903; appointed minister of justice, 1906-11.

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