BC Geographical Names

Name Details:

Name: Mount Copeland
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: Just NW of Revelstoke, Kootenay Land District
Latitude-LongitudeClick here for an explanation of Position Type.: 51°07'24''N, 118°25'20''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.: 82M/1
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Origin Notes and History:

Copeland Mountain adopted 16 February 1909 on Otawa file OBF 0020; subsequently changed to Mount Copeland.
Source: BC place name cards, or correspondence to/from BC's Chief Geographer or BC Geographical Names Office
After Professor Ralph Copeland (1837 - 1905), Astronomer Royal for Scotland.
Source: BC place name cards, or correspondence to/from BC's Chief Geographer or BC Geographical Names Office