Mount Blane

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: E of Kitlope Lake, SE of head of Whidbey Reach, Gardner Canal, Range 4 Coast Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 53°05'46''N, 127°41'53''W at the approximate centre of this feature.
Datum: NAD83
NTS Map: 93E/4

Origin Notes and History:

Adopted 10 January 1922 on Ottawa file OBF 0662, as submitted November 1921 by F.C. Swannell, BCLS.

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

Named by Frank Swannell, after William Samuel Blane, BCLS, who had climbed the mountain in June 1921. Blane's career biography or obituary was published in the 1954 BC Land Surveyors Annual Report.

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