Previous name of Mastodon Mountain
52.6167 N 118.35 W — Map 83D/9 — Google — GeoHack
Earliest known reference to this name is 1922 (Wheeler and Cautley)
Name officially adopted in 1963
Not currently an official name
Named in 1922 by the Alberta-British Columbia Boundary Commission survey party because of a resemblance to the extinct form of elephant.
“Mastodon Peak” adopted in 1924, derived from “Mount Mastodon” as indicated on Boundary Commission sheet 28, surveyed in 1921. Form of name changed to “Mastodon Mountain” in 1962 by Alberta and 1963 by British Columbia.
- Cautley, Richard William [1873–1953], and Wheeler, Arthur Oliver [1860–1945]. Report of the Commission appointed to delimit the boundary between the Provinces of Alberta and British Columbia. Part II. 1917 to 1921. From Kicking Horse Pass to Yellowhead Pass.. Ottawa: Office of the Surveyor General, 1924. Whyte Museum
- Cautley, Richard William [1873–1953], and Wheeler, Arthur Oliver [1860–1945]. Report of the Commission Appointed to Delimit the Boundary between the Provinces of Alberta and British Columbia. Parts IIIA & IIIB, 1918 to 1924. From Yellowhead Pass Northerly. Ottawa: Office of the Surveyor General, 1925. Whyte Museum
- Holmgren, Eric J., and Holmgren, Patricia M. Over 2,000 place names of Alberta. Saskatoon, Saskatchewan: Modern Press, 1973. Internet Archive