Beehive 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.
Name Authority: BC Geographical Names Office
Relative Location: On BC-Alberta boundary, E of Elkford, Kootenay Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 50°03'56''N, 114°39'46''W at the approximate centre of this feature.
Datum: NAD83
NTS Map: 82J/2

Origin Notes and History:

Adopted in the 15th Report of the Geographic Board of Canada, 31 March 1917, as identified in G.M. Dawson's 1885 Geological Survey report, Geology of the Rocky Mountains, p.85B, and as labelled on BC-Alberta boundary sheet 6, surveyed in 1916. Descriptive of the profile.

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