Overlander 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.
Status:
Name Authority: BC Geographical Names Office
Relative Location: SE of Klapperhorn Mountain in Mount Robson Provincial Park, Cariboo Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 52°59'29''N, 119°11'41''W at the approximate centre of this feature.
Datum: NAD83
NTS Map: 83D/14

Origin Notes and History:

Adopted by British Columbia 13 March 1972. Re-approved 30 January 1980 during compilation of 83D/14.

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

"...'The Overlanders' of 1862 made a part of their perilous trek through the valley beneath this peak." (memo from BC Parks, file C.1.62).

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