Casemate Mountain

Feature type: Mountain
Province: British Columbia
Location: Headwaters of Geikie Creek
Latitude: 52°41’00”
Longitude: 118°21’00”
NTS map: 83D/9
Official name listed at BC Geographical Names

In fortifications, a casemate is a vaulted chamber build in the ramparts of a fortress, with openings for defensive fire. The feature was named by the interprovincial boundary survey party of Wheeler and Cautley in 1921.

References:

  • Wheeler, Arthur O. and Cautley, R.W. Report of the Commission appointed to delimit the boundary between the Provinces of Alberta and British Columbia. Part III-A. Topographical surveys of the watershed. 1922, 1923, 1924. Ottawa: Office of the Surveyor General, 1924
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