Boccard Point

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Boccard Point is a mountain summit in Jackson County, Oregon, USA. Boccard Point climbs to 5,886 feet (1,794.05 meters) above sea level. It is located at latitude - longitude coordinates (also called lat - long coordinates or GPS coordinates) of N 42.055971 and W -122.485024.

It was named after the American biologist and environmentalist Bruce Boccard. Boccard Point was his favorite spot on the mountain and was a point he called "Juniper Ridge". In 1997, the U.S. Board of Geographic Names approved naming the point in his honor.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Landform given biologist's name, Paul Fattig in Mail Tribune, May 24, 1998

Coordinates: 42°03′21″N 122°29′06″W / 42.0559714°N 122.4850240°W / 42.0559714; -122.4850240