Chown, Mount

Name officially adopted in 1956
Earliest known reference to this name is 1912
Feature type: Mount
Province: Alberta
Location: Head of Jackpine River, 5km NW of Mount Bess
Latitude: 53° 23’49” N
Longitude: 119° 25′ 3″ W
NTS map: 83E/6
Also listed at Geographical Names in Canada
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Samuel Chown at Norway House, Manitoba, 1925

Samuel Chown at Norway House, Manitoba, 1925

Named in 1912 by H. A. Stevens after Samuel Dwight Chown (1853–1933), a Methodist minister who led the Methodist Church of Canada into the United Church of Canada in 1925.


  • Karamitsanis, Aphrodite [1961-]. Place names of Alberta: Mountains, mountain parks and foothills. Calgary: University of Calgary Press, 1991
  • Samuel Dwight Chown. Wikipedia

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