Mount Maude

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: On BC-Alberta boundary, E of head of Palliser River in Height of the Rockies Provincial Park, Kootenay Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 50°42'03''N, 115°18'11''W at the approximate centre of this feature.
Datum: NAD83
NTS Map: 82J/11

Origin Notes and History:

Adopted by the Geographic Board 23 February 1918, as labelled on BC-Alberta boundary map #10, surveyed in 1916, published in 1917.

Source: BC place name cards & correspondence, and/or research by BC Chief Geographer & Geographical Names Office staff.

Named in 1917 by interprovincial boundary surveyors, "After Major-General Sir Frederick Stanley Maude (1864-1917), captor of Bagdad; military secretary to the governor general at Ottawa, 1901-04." (Extract from the Canada Gazette 23 February 1918.)

Source: included with note