Mount Abbott

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: In Glacier National Park, NW of Bonney Glacier, Kootenay Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 51°14'11''N, 117°30'33''W at the approximate centre of this feature.
Datum: NAD83
NTS Map: 82N/4

Origin Notes and History:

Adopted in the 3rd Report of the Geographic Board of Canada, 30 June 1901.

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

After Harry Braithwaite Abbott, general superintendent CPR. See Abbotsford for additional biographical information.

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