The Victoria Cross Ranges (52°55′N 118°18′W / 52.917°N 118.3°W / 52.917; -118.3 (Victoria Cross Ranges-S) to 53°05′N 118°30′W / 53.083°N 118.5°W / 53.083; -118.5 (Victoria Cross Ranges-N)) are a set of mountain ranges in the Canadian Rockies, located to the northwest of Jasper. Of the 19 peaks contained within this range, six are named after Canadian recipients of the Victoria Cross.
This range includes the following mountains and peaks:
|Mount Bridgland||2,930||9,613||Morrison Bridgland|
|Mount McKean||2,743||9,000||George Burdon McKean|
|Mount Griesbach||2,682||8,800||William Antrobus Griesbach|
|Mount Kinross||2,650||8,695||Cecil John Kinross|
|Mount Zengel||2,630||8,629||Raphael Louis Zengel|
|Mount Kerr||2,560||8,399||John Chipman Kerr|
|Mount Pattison||2,316||7,600||John George Pattison|
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Famous quotes containing the words victoria and/or cross:
“The men who are grandfathers should be the fathers. Grandpas get to do it right with their grandchildren.”
—Anonymous Grandparent. As quoted in Women and Their Fathers, by Victoria Secunda, ch. 2 (1992)
“Although its growth may seem to have been slow, it is to be remembered that it is not a shrub, or plant, to shoot up in the summer and wither in the frosts. The Red Cross is a part of usit has come to stayand like the sturdy oak, its spreading branches shall yet encompass and shelter the relief of the nation.”
—Clara Barton (18211912)