Mount Quincy Adams

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-Alaska boundary, E of Fairweather Mountain, Cassiar Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 58°54'31''N, 137°27'06''W at the approximate centre of this feature.
Datum: NAD83
NTS Map: 114I/14

Origin Notes and History:

Adopted 20 December 1966 on 114/NE.

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

Summit elevation 13,560 ft / 4150m. 2nd highest mountain in BC, after Fairweather Mountain.

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

After John Quincy Adams, former Secretary of State and 6th President of the United States, 1825-29.

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