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Mount Sir John Abbott

Mount Sir John Abbott
Highest point
Elevation3,398 m (11,148 ft)[1]
Prominence593 m (1,946 ft)[1]
ListingMountains of British Columbia
Coordinates52°48′39″N 119°47′39″W / 52.81083°N 119.79417°W / 52.81083; -119.79417[2]
Geography
Mount Sir John Abbott is located in British Columbia
Mount Sir John Abbott
Mount Sir John Abbott
Location in eastern British Columbia
CountryCanada
ProvinceBritish Columbia
DistrictCariboo Land District
Parent rangePremier Range
Topo mapNTS 83D13 Kiwa Creek[2]

Mount Sir John Abbott is a 3,398-metre (11,148 ft) mountain located in the Premier Range of the Cariboo Mountains in the east-central interior of British Columbia, Canada. It is located at the south end of the west wall of Kiwa Glacier, the source of Kiwa Creek.

The name honours the second Prime Minister of Canada, Sir John Abbott, who died in 1893. It was one of the first mountains in the Premier Range to be named after a Prime Minister, receiving its designation on September 6, 1927.[2] It was originally named Mount Kiwa.[1]

References

  1. ^ a b c "Mount Sir John Abbott". Bivouac.com. Retrieved 2006-07-23.
  2. ^ a b c "Mount Sir John Abbott". BC Geographical Names. Retrieved 2013-06-08.


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