BC Geographical Names

Name Details:

Name: Mount Burke
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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: W side of Pitt River at SE end of Pinecone Burke Provincial Park, in Coquitlam (municipality), New Westminster Land District
Latitude-LongitudeClick here for an explanation of Position Type.: 49°18'28''N, 122°42'41''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.: 92G/7
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Origin Notes and History:

Adopted 3 May 1951 on 92G, as labelled on British Admiralty Chart 1922, published 1868 et seq.
Source: BC place name cards, or correspondence to/from BC's Chief Geographer or BC Geographical Names Office
Named c1859 by Captain Richards, RN, (presumably in association with Addington Point & Pitt River), after the late Edmund Burke, British Statesman. See Burke Channel.
Source: BC place name cards, or correspondence to/from BC's Chief Geographer or BC Geographical Names Office