Karmutzen 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: Between Karmutzen Creek and head of Nimpkish Lake, S of Port McNeill (municipality), Rupert Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 50°21'21''N, 127°00'44''W at the approximate centre of this feature.
Datum: NAD83
NTS Map: 92L/6

Origin Notes and History:

Adopted in the 18th Report of the Geographic Board of Canada, 31 March 1924.

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

Indian name meaning "waterfall."

Source: 18th Report of the Geographic Board of Canada, 31 March 1924 (supplement to the Annual Report of the Dept of the Interior, 1924, Ottawa)

Identified in Dawson's geological survey of Northern Vancouver Island (GSC Annual Report, 1886) and labelled on the accompanying map, published in 1887.

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