Mount Sproat

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: N side of Beaton Arm Upper Arrow Lake, Kootenay Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 50°45'12"N, 117°53'49"W at the approximate centre of this feature.
Datum: WGS84
NTS Map: 82K/13

Origin Notes and History:

Adopted in the 11th Report of the Geographic Board of Canada, 30 June 1912, as labelled on BC Lands map East & West Kootenay, 1898 et seq.

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

After Gilbert Malcolm Sproat, gold commissioner for the West Kootenay district, 1885-1890. See also Sproat Lake (near Port Alberni on Vancouver Island)

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