BC Geographical Names

Name Details:

Name: Mount Gilbert
Feature TypeClick here for a list of
Feature Types.
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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. [if "Mount" precedes the name, usually indicates that the feature is named after a person.
StatusClick here for an explanation of Status.: Official
Relative Location: S of junction of Bishop and Southgate Rivers, SW of Chilko Lake, Range 1 Coast Land District
Latitude-LongitudeClick here for an explanation of Position Type.: 50°51'43''N, 124°16'21''W at the approximate centre of this feature.
DatumClick here for an explanation of Datum.: NAD83
NTS MapClick here for an explanation of NTS Map.: 92K/16
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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