Mount Pilkington

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-Alberta boundary between Mt. Freshfield and Waitabit Peak, N of Golden, Kootenay Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 51°43'25''N, 116°55'40''W at the approximate centre of this feature.
Datum: NAD83
NTS Map: 82N/10

Origin Notes and History:

Adopted in the 18th Report of the Geographic Board of Canada, 31 March 1924

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

After Charles Pilkington, past president of the Alpine Club, England.

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