Mount Burke

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: W side of Pitt River at SE end of Pinecone Burke Provincial Park, in Coquitlam (municipality), New Westminster Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 49°18'28''N, 122°42'41''W at the approximate centre of this feature.
Datum: NAD83
NTS Map: 92G/7

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