Mount Morkill

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 near head of Morkill River, NE of McBride, Cariboo Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 53°41'42''N, 119°50'27''W at the approximate centre of this feature.
Datum: NAD83
NTS Map: 83E/12

Origin Notes and History:

Adopted 26 April 1965 on 83E/12.

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

The camera station "Morkill" was established on this summit in 1923 (BC-Alberta boundary sheet #37, and Report Part III, p.62); so-named by interprovincial boundary surveyors in association with Morkill River and Morkill Pass.

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