BC Geographical Names

Name Details:

Name: Cypress Mountain
Feature TypeClick here for a list of
Feature Types.
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Mountain - Mass of land prominently elevated above the surrounding terrain, bounded by steep slopes and rising to a summit and/or peaks
StatusClick here for an explanation of Status.: Official
Relative Location: Just SW of S end Coquitlam Lake, within City of Coquitlam, New Westminster Land District
Latitude-LongitudeClick here for an explanation of Position Type.: 49°19'53''N, 122°48'22''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.: 92G/7
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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