Mount Bulyea

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 N of Golden, Kootenay Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 51°43'00''N, 116°55'24''W at the approximate centre of this feature.
Datum: NAD83
NTS Map: 82N/10

Origin Notes and History:

Adopted by Geographic Board of Canada in 1919 [specific date not cited], as identified on BC-Alberta boundary sheet 18.

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

Incorrectly identified in 1930 BC Gazetteer as "Bulyea Mountain".

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

Named in 1917 by boundary surveyors, after George Hedley Vicars Bulyea (1859-1928), first Lieutenant Governor of Alberta, 1905-15.

Source: Provincial Archives of BC "Place Names File" compiled 1945-1950 by A.G. Harvey from various sources, with subsequent additions