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Mount McHarg

  • 2888 m (9,476ft)
  • Naming History
50.6261N -115.307W
Located on the continental divide; the west shoulder of Mount Worthington

Province: Alberta/BC
Park: Kananaskis
Headwater: Bow/Kootenay
Year Named: 1918
Named for: McHarg, Lieutenant Colonel Hart (Lt. Col. McHarg practiced Law in Rossland, BC and served in the Boer War before being killed in action in 1915 while leading he 7th Battalion, BC Regiment.) WW I

7th Battalion's Commanding Officer, Lt Col W.F.R. Hart-McHarg, M.I.D. was killed on 24 April 1915 during the 2nd Battle of Ypres. (courtesy Lt. Col. Archie M. Steacy, former Commanding Officer of the British Columbia Regiment, and president of the BCR Association in 2006)