Elbow 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: On BC-Alaska boundary just behind Stikine (locality) on the N side of Stikine River, Cassiar Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 56°42'11''N, 131°51'39''W at the approximate centre of this feature.
Datum: NAD83
NTS Map: 104B/12

Origin Notes and History:

Adopted in the 1st Report of the Geographic Board of Canada, 1898, as identified by the International Boundary survey. Boundary Peak # 66.

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

Descriptive of its' position in the elbow-like bend of the Stikine River.

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)