BC Geographical Names

Name Details:

Name: Big White 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: Between Damfino Creek and West Kettle River, SE of Kelowna, Similkameen Division Yale Land District
Latitude-LongitudeClick here for an explanation of Position Type.: 49°44'40''N, 118°56'07''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.: 82E/10
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Origin Notes and History:

Adopted 6 October 1955 on 82/SW as a long-established local name, and as labelled on 1930 survey by G.J. Jackson, BCLS, and identified in the 1953 BC Gazetteer. (files O.1.49 and K.1.36)
Source: BC place name cards, or correspondence to/from BC's Chief Geographer or BC Geographical Names Office