Mount Lambe

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 on W side of upper Blaeberry River, N of Golden, Kootenay Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 51°44'16''N, 116°49'17''W at the approximate centre of this feature.
Datum: NAD83
NTS Map: 82N/10

Origin Notes and History:

Adopted in the 17th Report of the Geographic Board of Canada, 31 March 1921.

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

"After the late L.M. Lambe, vertebrate paleaeontologist with Geological Survey of Canada." (17th Report, Geographic Board of Canada, 31 March 1921). [Note: it is not clear if this name was given when this section of the interprovincial boundary was surveyed in 1917, or if the name was first proposed in March 1920 by L.C. Charlesworth, Edmonton.]

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