Pierre Elliott Trudeau, Mount

Feature type: Mount
Province: British Columbia
Location: S side of McLennan River, just W of Valemount in the Premier Range
Latitude: 52°48’09″N
Longitude: 119°25’30”
NTS map: 83D/14
Official name listed at BC Geographical Names
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Named in 2006 after the Right Honourable Pierre Elliott Trudeau (1919-2000), Canada’s 15th Prime Minister, 1968-79 and 1980-84.

Elsewhere in the Premier Range, mountains 10,000 feet or higher have been named for former Prime Ministers [see Premier Range]; this particular mountain, while only 8661 feet elevation, is the most prominent feature on the near horizon overlooking Valemount, is accessible from the Yellowhead Highway, and offers climbing and exploring opportunities for outdoors enthusiasts of all abilities.

References:

  • British Columbia Geographical Names. Government of BC. BCGN
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