Asperity 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: E of Mount Tiedemann, just E of Mount Waddington, Range 2 Coast Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 51°23'26''N, 125°13'19''W at the approximate centre of this feature.
Datum: NAD83
NTS Map: 92N/6

Origin Notes and History:

Adopted 23 February 1978 on 92N, as labelled on Don Munday's 1929 map (map 11L8), and as identified in subsequent climbing literature and journals.

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

"...a typical and well-known Munday name, from the word 'aspire'...." (January 1967 letter from Dick Culbert, author of "Climbers Guide to the Coastal Ranges of British Columbia", 1964 (files M.1.55, M.1.74)

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