Mount Lewis Cass

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 NW of Unuk River, NW of Stewart, Cassiar Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 56°24'22''N, 131°05'15''W at the approximate centre of this feature.
Datum: NAD83
NTS Map: 104B/6

Origin Notes and History:

Adopted in the 19th Report of the Geographic Board of Canada, 31 March 1927. Elevation of 6864 feet. Boundary Peak 47. Re-approved 20 January 1955 on 104B.

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

After Lewis Cass (1782-1866), U. S. soldier and statesman.

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