Diamond Head

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: W of Mamquam Lake, just S of Mount Garibaldi in Garibaldi Provincial Park, New Westminster Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 49°49'33''N, 123°00'27''W at the approximate centre of this feature.
Datum: NAD83
NTS Map: 92G/14

Origin Notes and History:

Adopted 12 September 1972 on 92G/NW.

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

Named (by W.H. Mathews?) because of its resemblance to Diamond Head, Hawaii.

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