Casket Pass

Feature type: Pass (2)
Province: British Columbia
Location: Alta-BC boundary, SE of Intersection Mountain
Latitude: 53°47’00”
Longitude: 119°55’00”
NTS map: 83E/13
Official name listed at BC Geographical Names

“Casket mountain lies directly northeast of Intersection Mountain and is an extension of the same ridge. The name is due to a rock outcrop at the summit which bears a resemblance to a sarcophagus,” wrote boundary surveyor Arthur Wheeler.

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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