Mount Livingstone (BC)
3094m (10150ft.)

Located west of Shackleton Glacier adjacent to Mount Stanley. Park, Major headwater Columbia River.
Latitude 52; 09; 20 Longitude 117; 56; 20, Topo map 83C/04


Named by J. Monroe Thorington in 1927. Livingstone, David (David Livingstone was an explorer of Africa.) (see Livingstone Range) Official name.

First ascended in 1927 by D. Hoover, Alfred J. Ostheimer, guided by Hans Fuhrer. Journal reference CAJ 16-40.

Photo: Mount Livingstone (left) and Mount Rhodes from the Grassi Hut (courtesy Alan Kane)

Other Information

Dr. David Livingstone was a British explorer, geographer, and missionary who for thirty-two years travelled through Africa from the Cape to the equator and from the Atlantic to the Indian Ocean. In doing so he laid the foundation for British title in many parts of the continent. Understandably, fellow explorers such as John Palliser and his contemporaries revered Dr. Livingstone and Palliser is said to have felt privileged to have sat beside him at a meeting of the Royal Geographic Society.

There are two Mount Livingstone's in the Canadian Rockies. Clearly the most specatacular is located in the Mount Clemenceau area of British Columbia. The Alberta Mount Livingstone is located in the front ranges between the Highwood River and the Oldman River.

[See Mount Stanley]

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