Mount Whymper

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: Between Vermilion Pass and Marble Canyon on E side of Kootenay National Park, SE of Golden, Kootenay Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 51°13'26"N, 116°05'54"W at the approximate centre of this feature.
Datum: WGS84
NTS Map: 82N/1

Origin Notes and History:

Adopted 14 January 1909 (Ottawa file OBF 0133 item 159).

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