Mount Macdonald

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Not to be confused with Mount McDonald.
Mount Macdonald
Rogers Pass Mount Carroll BC 1887.jpg
Rogers Pass and Mount Macdonald (then Mount Carroll) on the Canadian Pacific Railway, 1887
Elevation 2,883 m (9,459 ft)
Prominence 518 m (1,699 ft)
Parent peak Uto Peak
Location
Location British Columbia, Canada
Range Selkirk Mountains
Coordinates 51°18′30.0″N 117°28′18.0″W / 51.308333°N 117.471667°W / 51.308333; -117.471667
Topo map NTS 82N/6
Climbing
First ascent 1886 by DO Lewis and several members of CPR Engineering.

Mount Macdonald is a mountain peak located in the Selkirk mountains of British Columbia, Canada, immediately to the east of Rogers Pass in Glacier National Park. It is notable as the location of the Canadian Pacific Railway's Connaught and Mount Macdonald Tunnels. At 14.7 km, the Mount Macdonald tunnel is the longest railway tunnel in the western hemisphere. The original name of the peak was Mount Carroll, but was renamed to honour the first Prime Minister of Canada, Sir John A. Macdonald.

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