Mount Louis St-Laurent

Feature Type:Mount - Variation of Mountain: Mass of land prominently elevated above the surrounding terrain, bounded by steep slopes and rising to a summit and/or peaks. ["Mount" preceding the name usually indicates that the feature is named after a person.]
Status:
Name Authority: BC Geographical Names Office
Relative Location: W of David Pass, W of Valemount in the Premier Range, Cariboo Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 52°45'34''N, 119°47'07''W at the approximate centre of this feature.
Datum: NAD83
NTS Map: 83D/13

Origin Notes and History:

Mount Louis St-Laurent adopted 5 October 1964 on 83D. Elevation 10,000 feet+.

Source: BC place name cards, or correspondence to/from BC's Chief Geographer or BC Geographical Names Office

Named after the Right Honourable Louis St-Laurent (1882-1973), Canada's 16th Prime Minister, 1948-57. For photographs and biographical information about all of Canada's Prime Ministers, see www.primeministers.ca; link also to "Canada's Prime Ministers" from Office of the Prime Minister homepage www.pm.gc.ca

Source: BC place name cards, or correspondence to/from BC's Chief Geographer or BC Geographical Names Office

"St-Laurent" is how the Prime Minister wrote his family name, not "St. Laurent" as frequently seen.

Source: BC place name cards, or correspondence to/from BC's Chief Geographer or BC Geographical Names Office