Mount Griffin

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.]
Status:
Name Authority: BC Geographical Names Office
Relative Location: S side of Eagle River below Three Valley Lake, between Revelstoke and Sicamous, Kamloops Division Yale Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 50°55'54''N, 118°33'46''W at the approximate centre of this feature.
Datum: NAD83
NTS Map: 82L/15

Origin Notes and History:

Adopted in the 11th Report of the Geographic Board of Canada, 30 June 1912, as labelled on Geological Survey sheet 669, Shuswap, 1898.

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

Origin of Griffin Lake and Mount Griffin not recorded.

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