BC Geographical Names

Name Details:

Name: Mount Raleigh
Feature TypeClick here for a list of
Feature Types.
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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. [if "Mount" precedes the name, usually indicates that the feature is named after a person.
StatusClick here for an explanation of Status.: Official
Relative Location: S of junction of Bishop and Southgate Rivers, Range 1 Coast Land District
Latitude-LongitudeClick here for an explanation of Position Type.: 50°54'37''N, 124°16'27''W at the approximate centre of this feature.
DatumClick here for an explanation of Datum.: NAD83
NTS MapClick here for an explanation of NTS Map.: 92K/16
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Origin Notes and History:

Adopted 8 November 1935 on Ottawa files OBF 0372 and 0836.
Source: BC place name cards, or correspondence to/from BC's Chief Geographer or BC Geographical Names Office
After Sir Walter Raleigh (1554-1618), British explorer for Elizabeth I, and gifted poet, writer and scholar.
Source: BC place name cards, or correspondence to/from BC's Chief Geographer or BC Geographical Names Office