Mount Mowat

British Columbia. Mount
E of Moose Lake
52.9422 N 118.7325 W — Map 083D15 — GoogleGeoHack
Name officially adopted in 1912
Official in BCCanada
Oliver Mowat

Oliver Mowat

In 1911, Arthur Oliver Wheeler [1860–1945] 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.


  • 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, Vol. 4 (1912):9-80

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