51°55’50” N 120°22’55” W — Map 092P16 — Google — GeoHack
Name officially adopted in 1955
Official in Canada
After James Adams Mahood, land surveyor, who died in 1901. Mahood conducted a CPR survey party along the shore of the lake in 1872.
By the next year James Adams Mahood, a CPR surveyor, had cut a trail past Indianpoint Lake on his way to Tete Jaune Cache, where he was to meet Selwyn’s Thompson river party, but a few months later the CPR chose a route far to the south and the trail fell into disuse.
- Wright, Richard. “Tales of a trail [Goat River].” BC Outdoors, (1985)