Mount Gilbert

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.]
Name Authority: BC Geographical Names Office
Relative Location: S of junction of Bishop and Southgate Rivers, SW of Chilko Lake, Range 1 Coast Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 50°51'43''N, 124°16'21''W at the approximate centre of this feature.
Datum: NAD83
NTS Map: 92K/16

Origin Notes and History:

Decision on 92/NW. Previously approved November 18, 1935 in file 0732 on BC Map 2D.

Source: Canadian Geographical Names Database, Ottawa

Named after Sir Humphrey Gilbert, British navigator, step-brother of Sir Walter Raleigh. See "Encyclopedia Canadiana" vol 4, p. 365.

Source: Canadian Geographical Names Database, Ottawa