Mount Stoeckl

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-Alaska boundary just W of Unuk River, NW of Stewart, Cassiar Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 56°22'02''N, 130°46'54''W at the approximate centre of this feature.
Datum: NAD83
NTS Map: 104B/7

Origin Notes and History:

Adopted in the 19th Report of the Geographic Board of Canada, 31 March 1927. Elevation of 6014 feet. Boundary Peak 40. Re-approved 20 January 1955 on 104B.

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

After Privy Councillor Edward de Stoeckl, Russian Minister to the U.S., who signed the convention ceding Alaska to the United States of America on 30 March 1867.

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