Mount Queen Elizabeth

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 just E of Mount King Albert, NE of Invermere, Kootenay Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 50°42'46''N, 115°24'21''W at the approximate centre of this feature.
Datum: NAD83
NTS Map: 82J/11

Origin Notes and History:

Adopted 23 February 1918 by the Geographic Board of Canada, as labelled on BC-Alberta boundary map # 11, surveyed in 1916, published in 1917.

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

Named in 1916 by interprovincial boundary surveyors "after Queen Elizabeth of Belgium." [note that Elisabeth is the correct spelling of her given name.] Elisabeth of Bavaria was Queen of the Belgians from 1909 to 1934, as the spouse of King Albert I of Belgium.

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