Mount Blackman

Feature Type:Mount - Variation of Mountain: Mass of land prominently elevated above the surrounding terrain, bounded by steep slopes and rising to a summit and/or peaks. ["Mount" preceding the name usually indicates that the feature is named after a person.]
Status:
Name Authority: BC Geographical Names Office
Relative Location: E side Canoe Reach Kinbasket Lake, just above Hugh Allen Bay, Cariboo Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 52°29'19''N, 118°42'49''W at the approximate centre of this feature.
Datum: NAD83
NTS Map: 83D/7

Origin Notes and History:

Adopted 22 February 1963 on 83 D, as labelled on topographic survey 30 T 1 [date and title not cited - c1937 ?] (file C.1.62). Application confirmed 2 January 1974 at 52 29 - 118 42 on 83D/7, applying to the entire area within the 7,500 foot contour.

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

Incorrectly positioned on the south side of Hugh Allan Creek on 1968 edition of 83D.

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

Origin/significance not known. David Thompson ascended the Canoe River for more than 50 miles above his "Boat Encampment" and described this prominent feature, but apparently did not apply any name.

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