Ruby Mountain

Feature Type:Mountain - Mass of land prominently elevated above the surrounding terrain, bounded by steep slopes and rising to a summit and/or peaks.
Status:
Name Authority: BC Geographical Names Office
Relative Location: W side of Surprise Lake between Ruby and Boulder Creeks, just NE of Atlin, Cassiar Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 59°42'00''N, 133°22'00''W at the approximate centre of this feature.
Datum: NAD27
NTS Map: 104N/11

Origin Notes and History:

Adopted in the 18th Report of the Geographic Board of Canada, 31 March 1924. Re-approved 4 October 1951 on 104N.

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

The local name is "Old Volcano." (J.C.Gwillim, Geological Survey of Canada, 1899, Ottawa file OBF 0002).

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