Fortress 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, N of Fortress Lake in Hamber Provincial Park, Kootenay Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 52°23'23''N, 117°43'18''W at the approximate centre of this feature.
Datum: NAD83
NTS Map: 83C/5

Origin Notes and History:

Adopted 6 February 1912 as an established name. Descriptive.

Source: BC place name cards & correspondence, and/or research by BC Chief Geographer & Geographical Names Office staff.