Mount Ritchie

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.]
Name Authority: BC Geographical Names Office
Relative Location: E side of Bell-Irving River opposite Wildfire Ridge, just E of Bowser Lake, NE of Stewart, Cassiar Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 56°27'36"N, 129°16'55"W at the approximate centre of this feature.
Datum: WGS84
NTS Map: 104A/6

Origin Notes and History:

Adopted 24 July 1945 on 104SE as identified in the 1930 BC Gazetteer. Re-approved 5 November 1953 on 104A. Elevation of 6675 feet. See Ritchie Creek.

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