Chalco 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 inside BC-Alberta boundary E of McBride, Cariboo Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 53°23'32''N, 119°45'43''W at the approximate centre of this feature.
Datum: NAD83
NTS Map: 83E/5

Origin Notes and History:

Adopted 13 January 1925 on BC-Alberta boundary sheet 35.

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

Chalco Creek and Chalco Mountain so-named "from the copper-like mineral, chalcopyrite, showing at the summit."

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