Mumm Peak

Feature Type:Peak (2) - Summit of a mountain or hill, or the mountain or hill itself.
Name Authority: BC Geographical Names Office
Relative Location: On BC-Alberta boundary, just N of Berg Lake at N end of Mount Robson Provincial Park, Cariboo Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 53°11'27"N, 119°08'51"W at the approximate centre of this feature.
Datum: WGS84
NTS Map: 83E/3

Origin Notes and History:

Adopted 3 December 1912.

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

After A.L. Mumm, FRGS, who made the first ascent. [in 1912.]

Source: 15th Report of the Geographic Board of Canada, 31 March 1917 (supplement to the Annual Report of the Dept of the Interior, 1917, Ottawa)

"...Arnold L. Mumm (1859-1928) ...lifetime member of the Alpine Club of Canada and played a prominent role in the early explorations of the Canadian Rockies."

Source: Place Names of Alberta, Alberta Geographical Names Program and Friends of Geographical Names of Alberta Society, University of Calgary Press, 4 volumes, 1991-1996.