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Photo: Looking southeast up the Redburn Creek Valley to Mount McBeath from the Blaeberry River Road

Mount McBeath (BC)

  • 2740 m (8,990ft)
  • Naming History
51.4192N -116.851W
Located at the head of Redburn Creek and at the head of Glenogle Creek

Range: Van Horne
Province: BC
Headwater: Columbia
Year Named: 1964
Named for: McBeath, P/O Douglas (From Golden, B.C., P/O McBeath was killed in action with the RCAF on 18 February, 1943.) WW II

P/O McBeath was the navigator of a No. 409 Squadron Beaufighter aircraft on February 18, 1944 when the aircraft did not return from operations over enemy territory.