Lone Butte

Feature Type:Butte - Conspicuous isolated hill with steep sides and a flat top.
Status:
Name Authority: BC Geographical Names Office
Relative Location: SE of 100 Mile House, Lillooet Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 51°33'13''N, 121°11'19''W at the approximate centre of this feature.
Datum: NAD83
NTS Map: 92P/11

Origin Notes and History:

Adopted 28 January 1970 on 92 P/11.

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

"The butte is all that remains of the plug of an ancient volcano that once erupted in the Cariboo. At more than 75 metres tall, the rock formation stands out among the surrounding lowlands." (September 2000 Ministry of Environment, Lands & Parks Press Release)

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