Mount Marriott

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: N of Cayoosh Mountain, NE of Pemberton, Lillooet Land District
Tags: World War II
Latitude-Longitude: 50°27'14''N, 122°30'36''W at the approximate centre of this feature.
Datum: NAD83
NTS Map: 92J/7

Origin Notes and History:

Adopted 12 November 1978 on 92J/7.

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

Named to remember RCAF Flying Officer Terrence James Marriott, J8641, enlisted at Vancouver. F/O Marriott was serving with 511 Squadron when he was killed in action 23 March 1943 (circumstances not cited); with no known grave, his name is inscribed on the Runnymede Memorial, Surrey, UK, panel 174.

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