Mount Morkill

Alberta-BC boundary. Mount
Near headwaters of Morkill River
53°42’00” N 119°50’00” W — Map 83E/12 — GoogleGeoHack
Official in BCCanada

The camera station “Morkill” was established on this summit in 1923 (BC-Alberta boundary sheet #37, and Report Part III, p.62); so-named by the Interprovincial Boundary Commission in association with Morkill River and Morkill Pass.

Interprovincial Boundary Commission

References:

  • Fay, Samuel Prescott [1884–1971]. The Forgotten Explorer: Samuel Prescott Fay’s 1914 Expedition to the Northern Rockies. Edited by Charles Helm and Mike Murtha. Victoria, B.C.: Rocky Mountain Books, 2009
  • Interprovincial Boundary Commission. Boundary between Alberta and British Columbia. Sheet 37. Ottawa: Office of the Surveyor General, 1924. Internet Archive
  • Wheeler, Arthur Oliver [1860–1945], and Cautley, Richard William [1873–1953]. Report of the Commission Appointed to Delimit the Boundary between the Provinces of Alberta and British Columbia – Part III – from 1918 to 1924. Ottawa: Office of the Surveyor General, 1925
  • British Columbia Geographical Names. Mount Morkill

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