Mount Ross Cox

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 Hooker Icefield in Hamber Provincial Park, Kootenay Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 52°27'31''N, 118°01'05''W at the approximate centre of this feature.
Datum: NAD83
NTS Map: 83D/8

Origin Notes and History:

Adopted 2 November 1921 as labelled on BC-Alberta boundary sheet 26, 1920.

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

Named after Ross Cox, author of "The Columbia River" published in London, 1832.

Source: 18th Report of the Geographic Board of Canada, 31 March 1924 (supplement to the Annual Report of the Dept of the Interior, 1924, Ottawa)