Mount Poletica

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 SW side of Atlin Provincial Park, Cassiar Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 59°07'55''N, 134°29'02''W at the approximate centre of this feature.
Datum: NAD83
NTS Map: 104M/1

Origin Notes and History:

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

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

After M. Pierre de Poletica, former Russian minister to the United States, and a plenipotentiary in Russian negotiations with the United States in 1824 regarding the Alaskan Boundary.

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