Mount Low

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.]
Name Authority: BC Geographical Names Office
Relative Location: On BC-Alberta boundary W of Blaeberry River, N of Golden, Kootenay Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 51°43'00''N, 116°48'08''W at the approximate centre of this feature.
Datum: NAD83
NTS Map: 82N/10

Origin Notes and History:

Adopted in 1919, as labelled on BC-Alberta boundary sheet #18, surveyed in 1917.

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

"After A.P. Low, retired Arctic explorer and formerly director of the Geological Survey, and deputy minister." (17th Report of the Geographic Board of Canada, 31 March 1921)

Source: included with note

....Doctor. A.P. Low, Science, McGill University.... (Department of Militia Defence letter October 11, 1920). File 82N/8.

Source: Canadian Geographical Names Database, Ottawa