Mount John Jay

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 E of Summit Lake, just NW of Stewart, Cassiar Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 56°08'30''N, 130°25'31''W at the approximate centre of this feature.
Datum: NAD83
NTS Map: 104B/1

Origin Notes and History:

Adopted in the 19th Report of the Geographic Board of Canada, 31 March 1927. Elevation of 7499 feet. Boundary Peak 18.

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

Mis-spelled "Mount John Joy" on Army Service Sheet No. 9-10, Bradfield Canal, 1954.

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

After John Jay (1745-1820), U.S. statesman and jurist.

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