Mount Hislop

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-Alaska boundary just W of W end of Atlin Provincial Park, Cassiar Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 59°07'52''N, 134°33'56''W at the approximate centre of this feature.
Datum: NAD83
NTS Map: 104M/2

Origin Notes and History:

Adopted 17 September 1970 on 104M, as proposed by Lawrence E. Nielsen who led an expedition in this area during the summer of 1968.

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

Named after John Hislop, the engineer in charge of construction of the White Pass and Yukon Railroad.

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