Mount Rae
“Mount Rae” appears on this 1857 map by McKay. Based on this map, it appears they were considering naming one of the peaks in the Premier Range “Mount Rae”. No mountains in the region currently bear the name; however, there are still sixteen unnamed peaks above 9,800 feet in the range.1 McKay and company may have been referring to one of these. It is also possible that, viewed from below, a section of the range appeared as a single massif, and that “Mount Rae” refers to several summits.
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    McKay, Joseph William

    The Colonial Despatches Team. Mount Rae. The Colonial Despatches of Vancouver Island and British Columbia 1846-1871, Edition 2.2, ed. The Colonial Despatches Team. Victoria, B.C.: University of Victoria. https://bcgenesis.uvic.ca/mount_rae.html.

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