Mount Farnham

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Mount Farnham
Mount Farnham is located in British Columbia
Mount Farnham
Mount Farnham
British Columbia
Highest point
Elevation 3,493 m (11,460 ft) [1]
Ranked 40th in Canada
Prominence 2,123 m (6,965 ft) [1][2]
Ranked 26th in Canada
Listing
Coordinates 50°29′20″N 116°29′13″W / 50.48889°N 116.48694°W / 50.48889; -116.48694Coordinates: 50°29′20″N 116°29′13″W / 50.48889°N 116.48694°W / 50.48889; -116.48694[1]
Geography
Location British Columbia
Parent range Farnham Group
Topo map NTS 82K/08
Climbing
First ascent 1914 A. H. & E. L. MacCarthy, Conrad Kain[1]

Mount Farnham is British Columbia's 17th highest peak, and 21st most prominent. It was named after Paulding Farnham from New York.[1] It is the highest peak in the Purcells (a subset of the larger Columbia mountain range).

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  1. ^ a b c d e "Mount Farnham". Bivouac.com. Retrieved 2010-11-05. 
  2. ^ "British Columbia and Alberta: The Ultra-Prominence Page". Peaklist.org. Retrieved 2012-12-29.

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