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Mount Wellington (British Columbia)

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Mount Wellington (British Columbia)

Mount Wellington
Mount Wellington is located in British Columbia
Mount Wellington
Mount Wellington
Location in British Columbia
Elevation 1,727 m (5,666 ft)
Prominence 631 m (2,070 ft)on the west side of Queens Reach Jervis Inlet, northeast of Powell River (city), New Westminster Land District
Location
Location Jervis Inlet, British Columbia, Canada
Range Pacific Ranges
Coordinates
Topo map NTS 092.J.04

Mount Wellington is a mountain located at the Queens Reach arm of the Jervis Inlet within the Pacific Ranges of the Coast Mountains in British Columbia Canada. The mountain was named during the 1860 survey by the HMS Plumper who charted all the of the area and named the mountain after Duke of Wellington who defeated Napoleon at the famous battle of Waterloo.[1]

References

  1. ^ Hitz, Charles W.(2003). Through the Rapids - The History of Princess Louisa Inlet, p.54. Sitka 2 Publishing., Kirkland, WA. ISBN 0-9720255-0-2.

External links

  • "Wellington, Mount". BC Geographical Names. http://apps.gov.bc.ca/pub/bcgnws/names/20114.html.
  • Detail Map of Mount Wellington from the 1860 Survey Map of the Jervis Inlet and Mount Wellington.


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