Deltaform Mountain

Feature Type:Mountain - Mass of land prominently elevated above the surrounding terrain, bounded by steep slopes and rising to a summit and/or peaks.
Status:
Name Authority: BC Geographical Names Office
Relative Location: On BC-Alberta boundary at N end Kootenay National Park, Kootenay Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 51°18'06''N, 116°14'43''W at the approximate centre of this feature.
Datum: NAD83
NTS Map: 82N/8

Origin Notes and History:

Adopted in the 6th Report of the Geographic Board of Canada, 30 June 1906. So-labelled on BC map 1EM, 1915, and on BC-Alberta boundary sheet 15, 1917.

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

Named in 1897. Descriptive, from its similarity to the Greek letter Δ, delta.

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