Ian Monroe, Mount

Name officially adopted in 1988
Feature type: Mount
Province: British Columbia
Location: S of Babette Lake in Kakwa Provincial Park
Latitude: 53°59’55” N
Longitude: 120°12’10” W
NTS map: 93H/16
Official name listed at BC Geographical Names
Also listed at Geographical Names in Canada
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After Ian Monroe (1951-1987), pilot, killed in a helicopter accident 1 September 1987. Monroe was the third generation of a family of trappers, guiders and prospectors in Kakwa area; the C.C.I. Aviation camp, owned by Monroe, is at the base of this mountain. Monroe and others made presentations to the Wilderness Advisory Committee, eventually leading to the creation of Kakwa Recreation Area. Adopted 2 March 1988, as submitted by McBride Chamber of Commerce, and BC Parks.

References:

  • British Columbia Geographical Names. Government of BC. Mount Ian Monroe. BCGN

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