Mount Northover

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 in Height of the Rockies Provincial Park, E of Invermere, Kootenay Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 50°35'22''N, 115°14'27''W at the approximate centre of this feature.
Datum: NAD83
NTS Map: 82J/11

Origin Notes and History:

Adopted in Place Names of Alberta, published in 1928 by the Geographic Board of Canada, in turn as labelled on BC-Alberta boundary map #10, surveyed in 1916, published in 1917.

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

"Named by interprovincial boundary surveyors, after Lieutenant A.W. Northover, MC, who served with the 28th Battalion, Canadian Expeditionary Forces." [Lieut. Northover's account of Canadian troops' activities at the St. Eloi Mine Craters was published in the Lethbridge Daily Herald 17 May 1916.]

Source: Place Names of Alberta; published for the Geographic Board by Department of Interior, Ottawa, 1928.