Mount Allen (Canada)

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Mount Allen
Mount Allen is located in Alberta
Mount Allen
Mount Allen
Location in Alberta
Highest point
Elevation 3,310 m (10,860 ft) [1]
Prominence 260 m (850 ft) [2]
Coordinates 51°17′30″N 116°13′14″W / 51.29167°N 116.22056°W / 51.29167; -116.22056Coordinates: 51°17′30″N 116°13′14″W / 51.29167°N 116.22056°W / 51.29167; -116.22056
Geography
Location Banff National Park, Alberta / Yoho National Park, British Columbia, Canada
Parent range Canadian Rockies
Topo map NTS 82N/08
Climbing
First ascent 1904 Gertrude Benham, Christian Kaufmann[1][2]
Easiest route Peak 6[1]

Mount Allen is a mountain in the Canadian Rockies, located on the Continental Divide, which forms the provincial boundary between British Columbia and Alberta in this region. Named for Samuel Evans Stokes Allen.[2] Allen was an American cartographer who mapped this area of the Rockies in 1894-95.[3][4]

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  1. ^ a b c "Mount Allen". PeakFinder.com. Retrieved 2010-02-06. 
  2. ^ a b c d "Mount Allen". Bivouac.com. Retrieved 2010-02-06. 
  3. ^ Boles, Glen W.; Laurilla, Roger W.; Putnam, William L. (2006). Canadian Mountain Place Names. Vancouver: Rocky Mountain Books. ISBN 978-1-894765-79-4. 
  4. ^ "Samuel Evans Stokes Allen, 1874-1945". American Alpine Club. Retrieved 2014-05-08.