Mount Skook Davidson facts for kids
Quick facts for kidsMount Skook Davidson
|Elevation||2,382 m (7,815 ft)|
|Prominence||1,361 m (4,465 ft)|
|Location||British Columbia, Canada|
|Parent range||Kechika Ranges|
Mount Skook Davidson, 2,382 metres (7,815 ft), is a mountain in the Kechika Ranges of the Cassiar Mountains in far northern British Columbia, Canada. It overlooks the "Diamond J Ranch", which was founded by John Ogilvie Davidson also known as "Skook" Davidson or "Skookum" Davidson because of his stature (big and strong, see skookum). Davidson was a notable local pioneer who worked as a land surveyor before taking up packing, guiding, and ranching in this area. He helped discover and select the route for the Alaska Highway.
Its topographic prominence is 1361m above its col at Denetiah Lake.
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