Mount Nesselrode

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, W of S end of Atlin Provincial Park, Cassiar Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 58°57'44''N, 134°18'49''W at the approximate centre of this feature.
Datum: NAD83
NTS Map: 104L/16

Origin Notes and History:

Adopted in the 18th Report of the Geographic Board of Canada, 31 March 1924. Elevation 8105 feet.

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

Named after Count Charles de Nesselrode, Russian Minister of Foreign Affairs in 1824 and a plenipotentiary in Russian negotiations with the United States regarding the Alaskan boundary.

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