Mount Skook Davidson

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: NW of junction of Kechika and Gataga Rivers, Cassiar Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 58°40'54''N, 127°19'57''W at the approximate centre of this feature.
Datum: NAD83
NTS Map: 94L/11

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