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Crown Mountain (Ellison Peak)  British Columbia   #7159
Ranges: North America Ranges / Pacific Cordillera Range / Insular Mountains / Vancouver Island Ranges

Height: 1849 m -> 6066 feet
Prominence?: 1339 m above Cheetwood Pass
Line Parent?: Victoria Peak (23.9 km away, at bearing 301 degrees)
Greater Parent: Victoria Peak (24.0 km away)

Location:   49.94440,-125.81330     49:56:40, -125:48:48   10U 298160 5536243 (25 km NE of Gold River). NTS Mapsheet: 092.F.13   AreaCode: EM95/JI41
First Ascent: 1910 P. Ellison and large survey party
Crown Mountain is a high rocky summit at head of Crowned Creek with excellent views to west. It has at least 5 square km above treeline with a small lake.

Name Notes: Don't confuse this with the Crown mountain near vancouver. This one is in Strathcona Park. It was the first survey point of the survey party. They were impressed enough with the views westward to choose the high mountainous core of the Island as the most suitable site.

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2004.03.24 Proof Drew Brayshaw

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