Clairvaux, Mount

Mount. British Columbia: Atla-BC boundary, SE of Yellowhead Lake
52°48’00” N 118°24’00” W — Map 83D/16 — GoogleGeoHack
Earliest known reference to this name is 1917 (BC-Alberta Boundary sheet #29).
Name officially adopted in 1928. Official in BCCanada

“Clairvaux Mountain” adopted in Place Names of Alberta, 1928. Form of name changed to Mount Clairvaux in 1976, as originally labelled on BC-Alberta Boundary sheet #29, 1917.
Intended to express its situation at the head of a “clear valley.”

References:

  • British Columbia Geographical Names. Government of BC. Mount Clairvaux. BCGN

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