Mount Darrah

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: On BC-Alberta boundary E of headwaters of Michel Creek, S of Crowsnest Pass, Kootenay Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 49°28'22''N, 114°35'37''W at the approximate centre of this feature.
Datum: NAD83
NTS Map: 82G/7

Origin Notes and History:

Adopted in 15th Report of the Geographic Board of Canada, 31 March 1917.

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

After Captain Charles John Darrah, RE, astronomer to British Boundary Commission, Rockies to the Pacific, 1858-62.

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