Mount Boucherie

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: W side of Okanagan Lake just NE of Westbank, Osoyoos Division Yale Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 49°51'14''N, 119°34'53''W at the approximate centre of this feature.
Datum: NAD83
NTS Map: 82E/13

Origin Notes and History:

Bouchier Mountain adopted in the 1930 BC Gazetteer, as identified on 1917 map by R.D. McCaw, BCLS (file K.1.36). Form and spelling changed to Mount Boucherie 6 October 1955 on 82E.

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

After Isadore Boucherie, settler c1888. Identified on 1893 Voters List, p.217. Note, however that Crown Grant 4178/55, 27 June 1891, is signed "Isidore Boucherie".

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