Mount Oates

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: On BC-Alberta boundary N of Hooker Icefield, in Hamber Provincial Park, Kootenay Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 52°26'20''N, 118°02'01''W at the approximate centre of this feature.
Datum: NAD83
NTS Map: 83D/8

Origin Notes and History:

Adopted 6 December 1921, as suggested in 1914 by G.E. Howard

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

"...after an officer the British Antarctic Expedition."

Source: 18th Report of the Geographic Board of Canada, 31 March 1924 (supplement to the Annual Report of the Dept of the Interior, 1924, Ottawa)