Red Man 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-Alberta boundary, NW of head of Cross River in Mount Assiniboine Provincial Park, Kootenay Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 50°47'18''N, 115°31'59''W at the approximate centre of this feature.
Datum: NAD83
NTS Map: 82J/13

Origin Notes and History:

Red Man Mountain adopted 3 October 1957, not "Mount Red Man" as identified in the 1930 BC Gazetteer.

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

From the red colour of the rock, and in contrast to Mount White Man.

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