Defiance 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.
Name Authority: BC Geographical Names Office
Relative Location: S side of Bella Coola River, between Firvale and Hagensborg, Range 3 Coast Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 52°22'15''N, 126°18'39''W at the approximate centre of this feature.
Datum: NAD83
NTS Map: 93D/8

Origin Notes and History:

Adopted 7 February 1947 on 93/SW.

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

Elevation 8756 feet. New name used in 1937 edition of Canadian Alpine Journal, endorsed by B.C.Representative, Mr. Firth.

Source: Canadian Geographical Names Database, Ottawa