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Mount De Gaulle

  • 2952 m (9,685ft)
  • First Ascent
  • Naming History
50.5181N -115.153W
Located at the head of Nivelle Creek; a subsidiary of Mount Nivelle

Province: BC
Park: Elk Lakes
Headwater: Kootenay
Ascent Date: 1964
Ascent Party: R.C. Hind and party
Year Named: 1964
Named for: De Gaulle, Charles Andre Joseph, Marie (After the defeat of France in 1940, Charles De Gaulle organized the "Free French" forces and later returned to France where he became an important political figure. WW I; WW II