Mount Mowat

Feature type: Mount
Province: British Columbia
Location: E of Moose Lake
Latitude: 52°57’00”
Longitude: 118°44’00”
NTS map: 83D/15
Official name listed at BC Geographical Names

In 1911, Arthur Wheeler gave this mountain its name “owing to a resemblance seen from a certain point of view to the well known features of Sir Oliver Mowat.” Kingston-born Oliver Mowat (1820-1903) was premier of Ontario from 1872 to 1896.

References:

  • Wheeler, Arthur Oliver 1860-1945 . “The Alpine Club of Canada’s expedition to Jasper Park, Yellowhead Pass and Mount Robson region, 1911.” Canadian Alpine Journal 4 (1912).

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