Castlecrag 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: S side of Moat Lake, just SW of Forbidden Plateau, Strathcona Provincial Park, Comox Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 49°39'45''N, 125°23'13''W at the approximate centre of this feature.
Datum: NAD83
NTS Map: 92F/11

Origin Notes and History:

Castlecrag Mountain adopted 7 October 1948 on 92F/11, not "Castle Crag" as submitted in 1935 by N.C. Stewart, BCLS, and as labelled on BC map 2A, 1938.

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

A descriptive name; Geographic Board felt that "Castle Crag" was too obscure, hence Castlecrag Mountain.

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