Mount Gallatin

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, W side of Stikine River opposite mouth of Iskut River, just NW of Stikine (locality), Cassiar Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 56°45'16''N, 131°54'05''W at the approximate centre of this feature.
Datum: NAD83
NTS Map: 104B/13

Origin Notes and History:

Adopted in the 19th Report of the Geographic Board of Canada, 31 March 1927. Elevation of 5098 feet. Boundary Peak 67.

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

After Albert Gallatin, one of the U.S. commissioners who negotiated the Treaty of Ghent.

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