Mount Whipple

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 just E of Katete River, SE of junction of Stikine and Iskut Rivers, Cassiar Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 56°36'44''N, 131°34'51''W at the approximate centre of this feature.
Datum: NAD83
NTS Map: 104B/12

Origin Notes and History:

Adopted in the 18th Report of the Geographic Board of Canada, 31 March 1924. Elevation of 6762 feet. Boundary Peak 54. Re-approved 20 January 1955 on 104B.

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