Mount St. George
2789m (9150ft.)

Located on the Continental Divide southeast of the head of Edgegrain Creek at the head of the McGregor River Valley. Park, Major headwaters Smoky & Fraser rivers.
Latitude 54; 00; 05 Longitude 120; 15; 50, Topo map 93I/01


Named by A.J. Campbell in 1929. Named after the patron saint of Scotland. Official name.


Other Information

Named in 1929 by A.J. Campbell, BCLS, in association with nearby Mount St. Andrews. Campbell (unaware that the name referred to a church in Ottawa), assumed that "Mount St. Andrew" [sic] was a direct reference to the patron saint of England, and named nearby Mount St. George and Mount St. Patrick after the patron saints of Scotland and Ireland, respectively; Mount St. David, referring to the patron saint of Wales, was designated in 1958. [B.C. Geographic Names]
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