Whitetop 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: NW side of junction of Chilcotin River and Downton Creek, Range 3 Coast Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 52°38'55''N, 124°33'21''W at the approximate centre of this feature.
Datum: NAD83
NTS Map: 93C/10

Origin Notes and History:

Whitetop Mountain identified in the 1930 BC Gazetteer. "Whitetop Mountain, not Mount Whitetop" confirmed 3 March 1947 on 93SW. Application altered 30 June 1982 on 93C/10, from 52° 37' - 124° 35' to 52° 39' - 124° 33'.

Source: BC place name cards, files, correspondence and/or research by BC Chief Geographer/Geographical Names Office.