Sleeper 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 Moose Lake in Mount Robson Provincial Park, Cariboo Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 52°50'33''N, 118°46'01''W at the approximate centre of this feature.
Datum: NAD83
NTS Map: 83D/15

Origin Notes and History:

Adopted by British Columbia 13 March 1972. Re-approved 30 January 1980 during compilation of 83D/15.

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

"...a name already in local use, referring to a sleeper fire which burned part of the area some years ago..." (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