Mount Goslin

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 Creek, just NW of Mount Robson (locality) at NW end of Mount Robson Provincial Park, Cariboo Land District
Tags: World War II
Latitude-Longitude: 53°03'09''N, 119°25'50''W at the approximate centre of this feature.
Datum: NAD83
NTS Map: 83E/3

Origin Notes and History:

Adopted 12 March 1965 on 83E/3.

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

Named to remember Canadian Army Private Earl William Goslin, M104002, from TĂȘte Jaune Cache; serving with the Westminster Regiment, RCIC, when he was killed in action 16 December 1944; buried in the Villanova Canadian War Cemetery, Italy, grave V- A- 10.

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