Quéant 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: Just SW of Mount Spring-Rice on BC-Alberta boundary, N of Bush Arm Kinbasket Lake, Kootenay Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 52°00'29''N, 117°14'24''W at the approximate centre of this feature.
Datum: NAD83
NTS Map: 83C/3

Origin Notes and History:

Adopted 3 February 1920 as labelled on BC-Alberta boundary sheet 21, surveyed in 1918-19.

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

Ater the village in France captured by Canadian Troops 2 September 1918. First ascent credited to Miss K. Gardiner, Miss L. Gest, Edward Fenz & Christian Haesler 3 August 1937 (Canadian Alpine Journal, 1937, p.24).

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