BC Geographical Names

Name Details:

Name: Douai Mountain
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Feature Types.
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Mountain - Mass of land prominently elevated above the surrounding terrain, bounded by steep slopes and rising to a summit and/or peaks
StatusClick here for an explanation of Status.: Official
Pronounced: dway
Relative Location: On BC-Alberta boundary E of head of Rice Brook, NE of Bush Arm Kinbasket Lake, Kootenay Land District
Latitude-LongitudeClick here for an explanation of Position Type.: 51°58'37''N, 117°11'23''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.: 82N/14
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Origin Notes and History:

Adopted in 1919 by the Geographic Board of Canada for inclusion on BC-Alberta Boundary Atlas map #20, as named in 1918 by interprovincial boundary surveyors.
Source: BC place name cards, or correspondence to/from BC's Chief Geographer or BC Geographical Names Office
After Douai, a celebrated fortified town in northern France, in commemoration of its liberation by Canadian and other Allied troops, 18 October 1918.
Source: BC place name cards, or correspondence to/from BC's Chief Geographer or BC Geographical Names Office
First ascent credited to E. Cammack, S.B. Hendricks, D. Hubbard, J. Smith (Canadian Alpine Journal 1951)
Source: included with note