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Mount Lester Pearson

Mount Lester Pearson
Mount Lester Pearson is located in British Columbia
Mount Lester Pearson
Mount Lester Pearson
Highest point
Elevation3,086 m (10,125 ft)[1]
Prominence316 m (1,037 ft)[1]
ListingMountains of British Columbia
Coordinates52°46′47″N 119°32′42″W / 52.77972°N 119.54500°W / 52.77972; -119.54500[2]
Geography
LocationBritish Columbia, Canada
DistrictCariboo Land District
Parent rangePremier Range
Topo mapNTS 83D13 Kiwa Creek

Mount Lester Pearson is a 3,086-metre (10,125 ft) mountain located in the Premier Range of the Cariboo Mountains in the east-central interior of British Columbia, Canada. The mountain is located south of the head of the McLennan River and 21 km (13 mi) west of Valemount, British Columbia.

The name honours the fourteenth Prime Minister of Canada and 1957 recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize, Lester Pearson, who died in 1972. The mountain was officially named after Pearson in 1973.[2]

References

  1. ^ a b "Mount Lester Pearson". Bivouac.com. Retrieved 2006-07-23.
  2. ^ a b "Mount Lester Pearson". BC Geographical Names. Retrieved 2009-01-24.


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