Mount Whiteaves

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.]
Name Authority: BC Geographical Names Office
Relative Location: On BC Alberta boundary, W of upper Blaeberry River, N of Golden, Kootenay Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 51°43'27''N, 116°47'56''W at the approximate centre of this feature.
Datum: NAD83
NTS Map: 82N/10

Origin Notes and History:

Decision in 18th Report. For J.F. Whiteaves, L.L.D., F.R.S.C., late palaeontologist to Geological Survey. (BritishColumbia-Alberta Boundary names with letter to L.C. Charlesworth Edmonton, Alberta, March 8, 1920), file 82N (Alberta-B.C.).

Source: Canadian Geographical Names Database, Ottawa