Mount Penrose

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: W side of Gun Lake, just NW of Bralorne N of Pemberton, Lillooet Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 50°52'13''N, 122°57'37''W at the approximate centre of this feature.
Datum: NAD83
NTS Map: 92J/15

Origin Notes and History:

Mount Penrose adopted in the 18th Report of the Geographic Board of Canada, 31 March 1924.

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

Named after a hunter from Philadelphia who climbed it. (Ottawa file OBF 0024, transferred to NTS 92).

Source: Canadian Geographical Names Database, Ottawa