Mount Sir John Abbott

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: SW side of Kiwa Glacier, W of Valemount in the Premier Range, Cariboo Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 52°48'39''N, 119°47'39''W at the approximate centre of this feature.
Datum: NAD83
NTS Map: 83D/13

Origin Notes and History:

Adopted 6 September 1927 by Order in Council. Elevation 11,192 feet (3380+m)

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

Named after the Right Honourable Sir John Joseph Caldwell Abbott (1821-1893), Canada's 3rd Prime Minister, 1891-92. For photographs and biographical information about all of Canada's Prime Ministers, see www.primeministers.ca; link also to "Canada's Prime Ministers" from Office of the Prime Minister homepage www.pm.gc.ca

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