Mount Cautley

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 just SE of Assiniboine Pass, NE of Invermere, Kootenay Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 50°54'29''N, 115°34'19''W at the approximate centre of this feature.
Datum: NAD83
NTS Map: 82J/13

Origin Notes and History:

Adopted 7 February 1928, as labelled on BC-Alberta Boundary sheet 12, published in 1917 from surveys in 1916.

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

Named by the BC-Alberta Boundary Commission after Richard W. Cautley (1873-1953), DLS, ALS, BCLS, who served as Dominion Commissioner to the inter-provincial boundary survey from 1913 to 1924.

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