Mount Daly

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-Alberta boundary, E of Yoho River, NE of Golden, Kootenay Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 51°31'07''N, 116°23'44''W at the approximate centre of this feature.
Datum: NAD83
NTS Map: 82N/9

Origin Notes and History:

Adopted in the 5th Report of the Geographic Board of Canada, 30 June 1904.

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

Name suggested in 1898 by Professor Charles E. Fay, "after Judge Charles F. Daly, president, American Geographical Society, 1864-99." (15th Report of the Geographic Board of Canada, 1917.)

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