Mount Chamberlin

Feature type: Mount
Province: British Columbia
Location: SW of Mount Robson
Latitude: 53°00’30”
Longitude: 119°20’15”
NTS map: 83E/3
Official name listed at BC Geographical Names

Named in 1917 after Edson Joseph Chamberlin (1852-1924), president of the Grand Trunk Pacific Railway at the time. Chamberlin served as vice president and general manager of the Grand Trunk Pacific from 1909 to 1912 and president of the Grand Trunk and the Grand Trunk Pacific from 1912 to 1917. He is also the namesake of Edson, Alberta. The name was adopted by the Geographic Board of Canada in 1917.

Not related to Rollin T. Chamberlin, the namesake of Chamberlin Peak and Chamberlin Glacier.

References:

    British Columbia Geographical Names. Government of BC. BCGN

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