Mount John Oliver facts for kids
Quick facts for kidsMount John Oliver
|Elevation||3,123 m (10,246 ft)|
|Prominence||613 m (2,011 ft)|
|Listing||Mountains of British Columbia|
|Location||British Columbia, Canada|
|Parent range||Premier Range|
|Topo map||NTS 83D/13|
|First ascent||July 29, 1962|
Mount John Oliver is a 3,123-metre (10,246 ft) mountain in the Premier Range of the Cariboo Mountains in the east-central interior of British Columbia, Canada. The mountain is located on the divide between the Kiwa and Tete Creeks and is covered by a glacier.
The name honours John Oliver, the Premier of British Columbia from 1921 to 1927. The mountain was named after Oliver in 1927 upon the dedication of the Premier Range as a memorial to British and Canadian heads of government. It is the only mountain in the Premier Range to be named after a provincial premier.
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