BC Geographical Names

Name Details:

Name: Mount Skook Davidson
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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: NW of junction of Kechika and Gataga Rivers, Cassiar Land District
Latitude-LongitudeClick here for an explanation of Position Type.: 58°40'54''N, 127°19'57''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.: 94L/11
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Origin Notes and History:

Adopted 26 January 1979 on 94L.
Source: BC place name cards, or correspondence to/from BC's Chief Geographer or BC Geographical Names Office
In honour of John Ogilvie ("Skookum") Davidson (1892 - 1972), land surveyor, pioneer packer, guide and rancher in the upper Kechika area. This mountain overlooks Skook's Diamond J Ranch, across the Kechika River just below Terminus Mountain. See Times-Colonist, Islander Magazine, 29-30 May 1983. Also Skooks Landing.
Source: BC place name cards, or correspondence to/from BC's Chief Geographer or BC Geographical Names Office