BC Geographical Names

Name Details:

Name: Doom 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: W side of Gaultheria Lake along the spine of Brooks Peninsula, between Kyuquot and Quatsino Sounds, NW side of Vancouver Island, Rupert Land District
Latitude-LongitudeClick here for an explanation of Position Type.: 50°10'15''N, 127°46'05''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.: 92L/4
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Origin Notes and History:

Adopted 29 January 1985 on 92L/4, as submitted by the Provincial Museum's Brooks Peninsula Expedition.
Source: BC place name cards, or correspondence to/from BC's Chief Geographer or BC Geographical Names Office
Date of expedition: 1981. So-named by expedition members because of the forbidding appearance of sheer cliffs, and because the mountain top was usually shrouded in cloud while the rest of the area was clear.
Source: BC place name cards, or correspondence to/from BC's Chief Geographer or BC Geographical Names Office