Mount Barr

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.]
Name Authority: BC Geographical Names Office
Relative Location: NE side of Wahleach Lake, E side Fraser River just SW of Hope, Yale Division Yale Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 49°15'49''N, 121°33'35''W at the approximate centre of this feature.
Datum: NAD83
NTS Map: 92H/5

Origin Notes and History:

Adopted 6 October 1936 on Geological Survey sheet 422A, Hope, as submitted by Canadian Geological Survey; an established local usage. Origin/significance not known.

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