Mount Hefty

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.]
Name Authority: BC Geographical Names Office
Relative Location: On BC-Montana boundary between Wigwam and Flathead Rivers, SE of Fernie, Kootenay Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 49°00'00''N, 114°34'33''W at the approximate centre of this feature.
Datum: NAD83
NTS Map: 82G/2

Origin Notes and History:

Adopted 22 January 1963, as labelled on Geological Survey sheet 75A, Geology of the 49th Parallel, 1913.

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