Mount Service

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, on W boundary of Atlin Provincial Park, Cassiar Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 59°05'21''N, 134°26'51''W at the approximate centre of this feature.
Datum: NAD83
NTS Map: 104M/1

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

Boundary Peak 101. Named after Robert Service (1874-1958), the poet of the Klondike. See Canadian Alpine Journal vol 52, 1969, p.8 for description of the 1968 climb.

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