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.]
BC Geographical Names Office
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.
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.
BC place name cards, or correspondence to/from BC's Chief Geographer or BC Geographical Names Office Source:
"After Captain Philip A. Welker, retired, who bore a distinguished part in the survey of Alaska and its boundary.
18th Report of the Geographic Board of Canada, 31 March 1924 (supplement to the Annual Report of the Dept of the Interior, 1924, Ottawa) Source: