BC Geographical Names

Name Details:

Name: Mount Barr
Feature TypeClick here for a list of
Feature Types.
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Mount - Variation of Mountain: Mass of land prominently elevated above the surrounding terrain, bounded by steep slopes and rising to a summit and/or peaks. [if "Mount" precedes the name, usually indicates that the feature is named after a person.
StatusClick here for an explanation of Status.: Official
Relative Location: NE side of Wahleach Lake, E side Fraser River just SW of Hope, Yale Division Yale Land District
Latitude-LongitudeClick here for an explanation of Position Type.: 49°15'49''N, 121°33'35''W at the approximate centre of this feature.
DatumClick here for an explanation of Datum.: NAD83
NTS MapClick here for an explanation of NTS Map.: 92H/5
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Origin Notes and History:

Adopted 6 October 1936 on Geological Survey sheet 422A, Hope, as submitted by Canadian Geological Survey; an established local usage. Origin/significance not known.
Source: BC place name cards, or correspondence to/from BC's Chief Geographer or BC Geographical Names Office