Cypress 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: Just SW of S end Coquitlam Lake, within City of Coquitlam, New Westminster Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 49°19'53''N, 122°48'22''W at the approximate centre of this feature.
Datum: NAD83
NTS Map: 92G/7

Origin Notes and History:

Adopted 27 February 1976 on 92G/SE as a well-established local name, and as identified in Coquitlam District Municipality files and in 1975 newspaper articles about nearby Westwood Car Racing Track. Origin not known. Coordinates confirmed 23 September 1981 by municipal staff.

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