Mount Birch

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: NE side of Yalakom River below Ore Creek, NW of Lillooet, Lillooet Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 50°56'53''N, 122°10'20''W at the approximate centre of this feature.
Datum: NAD83
NTS Map: 92J/16

Origin Notes and History:

Adopted 6 June 1957 on 92J/16.

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

After an old settler who died a few years before 1957. (no further information provided)

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