Mount Chown

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Mount Chown
Mount Chown is located in Alberta
Mount Chown
Mount Chown
Location in Alberta
Highest point
Elevation 3,316 m (10,879 ft) [1]
Prominence 1,746 m (5,728 ft) [2]
Listing
Coordinates 53°23′49″N 119°25′02″W / 53.39694°N 119.41722°W / 53.39694; -119.41722Coordinates: 53°23′49″N 119°25′02″W / 53.39694°N 119.41722°W / 53.39694; -119.41722
Geography
Location Alberta, Canada
Topo map NTS 83E/06
Climbing
First ascent 1924 G. Hargeaves; W. Putman

Mount Chown is Alberta's 36th highest peak. It is named after the Reverend Samuel Dwight Chown.[3] It is located in the northwest corner of Jasper National Park on the border with the Willmore Wilderness Park. It lies between two glaciers the Chown Glacier and the Resthaven Glacier.[4][5]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ PeakFinder
  2. ^ "British Columbia and Alberta: The Ultra-Prominence Page". Peaklist.org. Retrieved 2012-11-11.
  3. ^ Place-names of Alberta. Ottawa: Geographic Board of Canada. 1928. p. 34. 
  4. ^ Peakfinder
  5. ^ Mount Chown