Dark 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: SW of head of Cry Lake, NE of Dease Lake (community), Cassiar Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 58°38'08''N, 129°26'21''W at the approximate centre of this feature.
Datum: NAD83
NTS Map: 104I/11

Origin Notes and History:

Dark Mountain adopted 1 June 1937 on Geological Survey sheet 381A, Eagle-McDame, as submitted May 1936 by Canadian Geological Survey; not "Black Mountain" as identified in earlier documents (titles/dates not cited). Change recommended to avoid confusion with numerous similarly-named features (correspondence on Ottawa file 1530). Elevation of 6470 feet.

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