Mount Little

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 at N end Kootenay National Park, Kootenay Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 51°17'45''N, 116°11'01''W at the approximate centre of this feature.
Datum: NAD83
NTS Map: 82N/8

Origin Notes and History:

Adopted 14 January 1909, as labelled on A.O. Wheeler's 1908 map.

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

After George T. Little, Bowdoin College, Brunswick, Maine; a member of the first ascent party.

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

Little did considerable writing after exploring with Messrs. Fay, Thompson and Abbot.

Source: Canadian Geographical Names Database, Ottawa