Cockscomb Mountain (Alberta)

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Cockscomb Mountain
Cockscomb Mountain is located in Alberta
Cockscomb Mountain
Cockscomb Mountain
Location in Alberta
Highest point
Elevation 2,776 m (9,108 ft) [1]
Prominence 217 m (712 ft)
Coordinates 51°14′12″N 115°43′30″W / 51.23667°N 115.72500°W / 51.23667; -115.72500Coordinates: 51°14′12″N 115°43′30″W / 51.23667°N 115.72500°W / 51.23667; -115.72500
Geography
Location Alberta, Canada
Parent range Sawback Range
Topo map NTS 82O/04

Cockscomb Mountain was named in 1921 because the outline of the summit was said to resemble a roosters comb. It is located in the Sawback Range in Alberta.[2][3]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Anthozoan Mountain". PeakFinder.com. 
  2. ^ "Cockscomb Mountain". PeakFinder.com. 
  3. ^ "Cockscomb Mountain". Bivouac.com.