Mount Longstaff

Feature Type:Mount - Variation of Mountain: Mass of land prominently elevated above the surrounding terrain, bounded by steep slopes and rising to a summit and/or peaks. ["Mount" preceding the name usually indicates that the feature is named after a person.]
Status:
Name Authority: BC Geographical Names Office
Relative Location: W side of Swiftcurrent Glacier on W boundary of Mount Robson Provincial Park, NW of Mount Robson (locality), Cariboo Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 53°11'02''N, 119°20'43''W at the approximate centre of this feature.
Datum: NAD83
NTS Map: 83E/3

Origin Notes and History:

Adopted 13 January 1925, as labelled on A.O. Wheeler's 1911 topographic map of Mount Robson (to accompany report of Alpine Club
of Canada's 1911 expedition, both published in Canadian Alpine Journal 1912.)

Source: BC place name cards, or correspondence to/from BC's Chief Geographer or BC Geographical Names Office

After Dr. Tom Longstaff, Himalayan explorer.

Source: BC place name cards, or correspondence to/from BC's Chief Geographer or BC Geographical Names Office