Mount King Albert

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-Alberta boundary at the N end of Height of the Rockies Provincial Park, NE of Invermere, Kootenay Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 50°42'43''N, 115°24'54''W at the approximate centre of this feature.
Datum: NAD83
NTS Map: 82J/11

Origin Notes and History:

Adopted 23 February 1918, as labelled on BC-Alberta boundary map # 11, surveyed in 1916, published in 1917.

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

Named by interprovincial boundary surveyors after King Albert of Belgium. Also Mount Queen Elizabeth nearby.

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