Mount Blaine

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 W of head of South Unuk River, NW of Stewart, Cassiar Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 56°14'51''N, 130°30'00''W at the approximate centre of this feature.
Datum: NAD83
NTS Map: 104B/1

Origin Notes and History:

Adopted per letter of 16 October 1924, as identified on International Boundary Sheet 3 (file B.1.22). Boundary Peak 24.

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

After James Gillespie Blaine (1830-1893), U.S. statesman.

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