Mount Coulter

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 Ferguson Creek just W of Sunshine Valley (community), SE of Hope, Yale Division Yale Land District
Tags: World War II
Latitude-Longitude: 49°17'10"N, 121°18'19"W at the approximate centre of this feature.
Datum: WGS84
NTS Map: 92H/6

Origin Notes and History:

Adopted 7 April 1955 on 92H/SW.

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

Named to remember RCAF Flying Officer Richard Leslie Coulter, SJ7022, from Sardis; killed in action 17 December 1942, age 24. F/O Coulter has been serving with 104 Sqn in the Mediterranean theatre when his aircraft failed to return from an air operation; with no known grave, his name is inscribed on the Malta Memorial, panel 4, column 1.

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