Mount Kain

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: S side of Resplendent Valley, NE of Mount Robson (locality) in Mount Robson Provincial Park, Cariboo Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 53°03'08''N, 119°02'25''W at the approximate centre of this feature.
Datum: NAD83
NTS Map: 83E/3

Origin Notes and History:

Adopted 17 January 1951 on Jasper Park (North) sheet, as labelled on A.O. Wheeler's 1911 topographic map of Mount Robson for Alpine Club of Canada (see Canadian Alpine Journal 1912 for ACC report and Wheeler's map).

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

After Conrad Kain. See "Conrad, Mount" for biographical information.

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