Mount Polley

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: Between Polley and Bootjack Lakes just W of foot of Quesnel Lake, Cariboo Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 52°33'24''N, 121°38'09''W at the approximate centre of this feature.
Datum: NAD83
NTS Map: 93A/12

Origin Notes and History:

Polley Mountain adopted 28 April 1936 on 93A/12, as labelled on BC Lands' map 3G, 1935, in association with Polley Lake. Form of name changed to Mount Polley 6 October 1949 on 93A/12.

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