Stoyoma 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.
Name Authority: BC Geographical Names Office
Relative Location: Between Coldwater River and Fraser River NE of Boston Bar (community), Yale Division Yale Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 49°59'31''N, 121°12'37''W at the approximate centre of this feature.
Datum: NAD83
NTS Map: 92H/14

Origin Notes and History:

Stoyoma Mountains adopted 6 October 1936 on Geological Survey sheet 422A, Hope. Form of name changed to Mount Stoyoma 12 December 1939 on 92SE. Form of name changed to Stoyoma Mountain 14 August 1952 on 92SE.

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

"From a Thompson Indian word meaning 'very bad or rough mountain'."

Source: Akrigg, Helen B. and Akrigg, G.P.V; British Columbia Place Names; Sono Nis Press, Victoria 1986 /or University of British Columbia Press 1997