Intersection 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 near head of Forgetmenot Creek, N of McBride, Cariboo Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 53°47'56''N, 120°00'04''W at the approximate centre of this feature.
Datum: NAD83
NTS Map: 93H/16

Origin Notes and History:

Adopted 5 May 1926.

Source: BC place name cards, files, correspondence and/or research by BC Chief Geographer/Geographical Names Office.

Descriptive of location: this mountain stands where the 120th meridian (which forms the BC - Alberta boundary north of here) meets the mountainous divide between the Arctic and Pacific drainage areas (which divide forms the interprovincial boundary south of here).

Source: BC place name cards, files, correspondence and/or research by BC Chief Geographer/Geographical Names Office.