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  • 1926
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  • This article was written by Ernest Elwyn [illeg.]more, in an attempt to rectify a publishing error which transformed the name given by Major Ingraham to the highest point on Mount Rainier from "Columbia's Crest" to "Columbia Crest." According to the author, it was the wish of Major Ingraham to correct this error but his death in August of 1926 prevented him from doing so. According to the author "As accurately as can be recalled, these are Mjr... more
    This article was written by Ernest Elwyn [illeg.]more, in an attempt to rectify a publishing error which transformed the name given by Major Ingraham to the highest point on Mount Rainier from "Columbia's Crest" to "Columbia Crest." According to the author, it was the wish of Major Ingraham to correct this error but his death in August of 1926 prevented him from doing so. According to the author "As accurately as can be recalled, these are Mjr. Ingraham's words, the truth imbedded in them: ie--"The day was clear, and my aneroid barometer, (the name was given), one of the finest procurable, showed that upon attaining this summit I had reached a height of some thirty feet greater then that of Mt. Whitney. And, when making certain that my eyes were not deceiving, I retraced my steps across the crater and announced the tidings to my companions in turn for a cup of hot soup. Then, when partaking of this warm nourishment, we gazed upward at that great mound and concerned ourselves for a... less
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