Nicomen Mountain

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Nicomen Mountain
Nicomen Mountain is located in British Columbia
Nicomen Mountain
Nicomen Mountain
Location in British Columbia
Highest point
Elevation 1,221 m (4,006 ft)
Coordinates 49°12′19″N 122°07′13″W / 49.20528°N 122.12028°W / 49.20528; -122.12028Coordinates: 49°12′19″N 122°07′13″W / 49.20528°N 122.12028°W / 49.20528; -122.12028
Geography
Location British Columbia, Canada
Parent range Douglas Ranges

Nicomen Mountain, 1,221 m (4,006 ft), is the southernmost major summit of the Douglas Ranges in the Lower Mainland region of southern British Columbia.[1] It is located to the north of Nicomen Island and the communities of Deroche and Lake Errock. A local area Last Spike ceremony was held in 1884 on the Andrew Onderdonk Contract of the Canadian Pacific Railway; Nicomen was the scene of meeting of the two construction crews, one from Hope and one from Port Moody, of the ninety mile stretch through the lower Fraser Valley. The railway has used the mountain extensively for quarrying for gravel ballasting up to the present. Logging and farming continue in the area, though the mountain is still mostly forested.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Nicomen Mountain". BC Geographical Names. 
  2. ^ "Nicomen Mountain". Bivouac. Retrieved 2015-06-12. 

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