Mount Pounder

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-Alaska boundary at head of Jekill River, between Unuk and Craig Rivers NW of Stewart, Cassiar Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 56°26'59''N, 131°10'25''W at the approximate centre of this feature.
Datum: NAD83
NTS Map: 104B/6

Origin Notes and History:

Adopted in the 18th Report of the Geographic Board of Canada, 31 March 1924. Elevation of 6514 feet. Boundary Peak 48. Re-approved 20 January 1955 on 104B.Mount Pounder was adopted in the 18th Report. Confirmed 20 January1955 on 104B.Elevation of 6,514 feet. After John A. Pounder, surveyor of theInternational Boundary Commission, 1909 to date (18th Report).

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

After John A. Pounder, surveyor with the International Boundary Commission, 1909 to date.

Source: 18th Report of the Geographic Board of Canada, 31 March 1924 (supplement to the Annual Report of the Dept of the Interior, 1924, Ottawa)