Mount Schoen

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.]
Name Authority: BC Geographical Names Office
Relative Location: SE side of Schoen Lake, NW of Campbell River (city), Rupert Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 50°09'32''N, 126°14'04''W at the approximate centre of this feature.
Datum: NAD83
NTS Map: 92L/1

Origin Notes and History:

Schoen Mountain adopted 9 January 1934 on 92L/1, not "Shoen Peak" as identified in the 1930 BC Gazetteer. Form of name changed to Mount Schoen 6 April 1950 on 92/NW; confirmed 25 November 1965 on 92L.

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