Mount Harmston

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Mount Harmston
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Highest point
Elevation 2,009 m (6,591 ft)
Prominence 375 m (1,230 ft)
Coordinates 49°32′56.0″N 125°23′53.9″W / 49.548889°N 125.398306°W / 49.548889; -125.398306
Geography
Location Vancouver Island, British Columbia, Canada
Parent range Vancouver Island Ranges
Topo map NTS 92/F11

Mount Harmston is a mountain on Vancouver Island, British Columbia, Canada, located approximately 33 km (21 mi) southwest of Courtenay and 3 km (2 mi) north of The Red Pillar.

Mount Harmston is part of the Vancouver Island Ranges which in turn form part of the Insular Mountains.[1]

History[edit]

Mount Harmston is named after the Harmston family, early settlers of the Comox Valley. They settled on a 200+ acre preemption in early December 1862, coming from Lincolnshire, England.[2]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Mount Harmston in the Canadian Mountain Encyclopedia
  2. ^ BC Geographical Names Information System, Mount Harmston