Mount Davis

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. of junction of Nicholson Creek and Kettle River, Similkameen Division Yale Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 49°05'57''N, 118°52'47''W at the approximate centre of this feature.
Datum: NAD83
NTS Map: 82E/2

Origin Notes and History:

Adopted 3 April 1959 on 82E/SE, as identified on 1916 survey for Lot 2320-S (Field Book 684/16, ph 17). Also Davis Creek and Davis Lake.

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

Refers to Capt. Davis, who applied for pre-emption of Lot 2320-S in 1916; Davis Lake is within this lot, and Davis Creek crosses the west boundary.

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