Salient Mountain

Feature type: Mountain
Province: British Columbia
Location: Alta-BC boundary, N of Miette Pass
Latitude: 53°03’00”
Longitude: 118°42’00”
NTS map: 83E/2
Official name listed at BC Geographical Names

Salient means standing above or beyond the general surface or outline; jutting out; prominent among a number of objects. The feature was mentioned, and probably named, by the interprovincial boundary survey in 1922.

References:
  • Wheeler, Arthur O. and Cautley, R.W. Report of the Commission appointed to delimit the boundary between the Provinces of Alberta and British Columbia. Part III-A. Topographical surveys of the watershed. 1922, 1923, 1924. Ottawa: Office of the Surveyor General, 1924

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