Located in the Vermilion River Valley south of Daer Creek, at the head of Magnesite Creek. Mitchell Range, Kootenay Park, Major headwater Kootenay River.
Latitude 50; 49; 15 Longitude 115; 52; 38, Topo map 82J/13
Can be seen from Highway 93S
Naming: Daer, Lord (Lord Daer was the title of the son and heir of the Earl of Selkirk. The last Lord Daer became the sixth Earl of Selkirk in 1820.) Official name.