Campion Mountain

Feature Type:Mountain - Mass of land prominently elevated above the surrounding terrain, bounded by steep slopes and rising to a summit and/or peaks.
Status:
Name Authority: BC Geographical Names Office
Relative Location: NE side of Mount Robson (locality) in Mount Robson Provincial Park, Cariboo Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 53°03'10''N, 119°09'40''W at the approximate centre of this feature.
Datum: NAD83
NTS Map: 83E/3

Origin Notes and History:

Adopted 31 December 1973 in the 1973 Cumulative Supplement to the 1966 BC Gazetteer, as agreed by British Columbia 13 March 1972; re-approved 19 December 1978 during compilation of 83D/14.

Source: BC place name cards, or correspondence to/from BC's Chief Geographer or BC Geographical Names Office

"the alpine moss Campion is abundant here; this name is already in local use." (memo from BC Parks, file C.1.62).

Source: BC place name cards, or correspondence to/from BC's Chief Geographer or BC Geographical Names Office