Mount Copeland

Feature Type: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. ["Mount" preceding the name usually indicates that the feature is named after a person.]
Status:
Name Authority: BC Geographical Names Office
Relative Location: Just NW of Revelstoke, Kootenay Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 51°07'24''N, 118°25'20''W at the approximate centre of this feature.
Datum: NAD83
NTS Map: 82M/1

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