Big White 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: Between Damfino Creek and West Kettle River, SE of Kelowna, Similkameen Division Yale Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 49°44'40''N, 118°56'07''W at the approximate centre of this feature.
Datum: NAD83
NTS Map: 82E/10

Origin Notes and History:

Adopted 6 October 1955 on 82/SW as a long-established local name, and as labelled on 1930 survey by G.J. Jackson, BCLS, and identified in the 1953 BC Gazetteer. (files O.1.49 and K.1.36)

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