Penny Mountain

British Columbia. Mountain
N of headwaters of Canoe River
52°47’00” N 119°39’00” W — Map 83D/13 — GoogleGeoHack
Name officially adopted in 1962. Official in BCCanada

Named in 1949 by alpinist Arnold Wexler after a penny found in a sardine can left by explorers E.W.D. Holway and A.J. Gilmour in 1916.

References:

  • Holway, Edward W.D. “The Cariboo Mountains.” Canadian Alpine Journal, 8 (1917):36-39. Alpine Club of Canada
  • Wexler, Arnold. “Ascents in the Cariboo Mountains.” Canadian Alpine Journal, Vol. 27 (1950):41-50. Alpine Club of Canada
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