Mount Lester Pearson

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Mount Lester Pearson
Mount Lester Pearson is located in British Columbia
Mount Lester Pearson
Mount Lester Pearson
Highest point
Elevation 3,086 m (10,125 ft) [1]
Prominence 316 m (1,037 ft) [1]
Coordinates 52°46′47″N 119°32′42″W / 52.77972°N 119.54500°W / 52.77972; -119.54500Coordinates: 52°46′47″N 119°32′42″W / 52.77972°N 119.54500°W / 52.77972; -119.54500[2]
Location British Columbia, Canada
Parent range Premier Range
Topo map NTS 83D/13

Mount Lester Pearson is a 3,086-metre (10,125 ft) mountain located in the Premier Range of the Cariboo Mountains in the east-central interior of British Columbia, Canada. The mountain is located south of the head of the McLennan River and 21 km (13 mi) west of Valemount, British Columbia.

The name honours the fourteenth Prime Minister of Canada and 1957 recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize, Lester Pearson, who died in 1972. The mountain was officially named after Pearson in 1973.[2]


  1. ^ a b "Mount Lester Pearson". Retrieved 2006-07-23. 
  2. ^ a b "Mount Lester Pearson". BC Geographical Names. Retrieved 2009-01-24.