Mount Ogilvie

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 at S end of Atlin Provincial Park, Cassiar Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 58°51'40''N, 134°15'28''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 7,700 feet.

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

So-labelled on International Boundary Sheet # 8 (date not cited). Named after William Ogilvie, who made field surveys from 1893 to 1895, and aided in making the maps upon which the present international boundary was determined.

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