Mount Welker

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: On BC-Alaska boundary, between Salmon and Bear Rivers just NW of Stewart, Cassiar Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 56°00'30''N, 130°00'13''W at the approximate centre of this feature.
Datum: NAD83
NTS Map: 104B/1

Origin Notes and History:

Adopted in the 18th Report of the Geographic Board of Canada, 31 March 1924. Elevation 5,185 feet. Boundary Peak 8.

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

"After Captain Philip A. Welker, retired, who bore a distinguished part in the survey of Alaska and its boundary.

Source: 18th Report of the Geographic Board of Canada, 31 March 1924 (supplement to the Annual Report of the Dept of the Interior, 1924, Ottawa)