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Mount Ovington  British Columbia   #554
Ranges: North America Ranges / Rocky Mountains / Canadian Rockies / Hart Ranges

Height: 2949 m -> 9675 feet
Prominence?: 1600 m above Gray Pass
Line Parent?: Mount Sir Alexander (26.1 km away, at bearing 152 degrees)
Greater Parent: Mount Sir Alexander (26.1 km away)

Location:   54.14305,-120.57417     54:08:35, -120:34:27   10U 658452 6002158 (53 km NE of Dome Creek). NTS Mapsheet: 093.I.02   AreaCode: FM40/BF47
First Ascent: 1967 D. Morton, G. Wallerstein, M. Wallerstein, B. O'Dell, T. Grenfell, L. Spitzer (CAJ 1968).
This peak is #77 in Prominence List for British Columbia .null

Name Notes: After the first ascent the climbers proposed the name Mount Plaskett for this peak (after Dr. John S. Plaskett, the first director of the Dominion Astrophysical Observatory in Saanich, BC), but it was later discovered that it had already been named Mount Ovington. The neighbouring peak was named after Plaskett instead. The nearby Mount Petrie is named after another director of the same observatory.

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12 Ovington Northeast Face and Petrie John Scurlock
8 Ovington Northeast Face John Scurlock