Buck Hill

Feature Type:Hill - Elevation of terrain rising prominently above the surrounding land.
Status:
Name Authority: BC Geographical Names Office
Relative Location: NE of Clearwater, W of Trophy Mountain, Kamloops Division Yale Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 51°47'57''N, 119°58'52''W at the approximate centre of this feature.
Datum: NAD83
NTS Map: 82M/13

Origin Notes and History:

Adopted 5 February 1976 on 82M.

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

"Named by Mrs. Ida DeKelver [date not specified], a Clearwater guide, because of the number of deer which inhabit this region." (February 1975 letter, file V.1.61)

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