Wedeene 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: N of head of Wedeene River, NW of Kitimat, Range 5 Coast Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 54°16'14''N, 128°58'54''W at the approximate centre of this feature.
Datum: NAD83
NTS Map: 103I/7

Origin Notes and History:

Adopted 2 June 1950 on 103I/7. Confirmed 4 October 1951 on 103I.

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

Suggested by A.H. Ralfs, BCLS, later Surveyor-General, in association with Wedeene River. According to anthropologist Wilson Duff, wedeene is the Tsimsian word for "big, or great valley".

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