Mahood Lake

British Columbia. Lake
51°55’50” N 120°22’55” W — Map 092P16 — GoogleGeoHack
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.

References:

  • Wright, Richard. “Tales of a trail [Goat River].” BC Outdoors, (1985)

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