Mount Field (British Columbia)

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Mount Field
Mount Field with Mount Wapta in the background; near Field, British Columbia, Canada.
Highest point
Elevation 2,643 m (8,671 ft) [1]
Prominence 182 m (597 ft) [2]
Listing Mountains of British Columbia
Coordinates 51°25′51″N 116°27′46″W / 51.43083°N 116.46278°W / 51.43083; -116.46278Coordinates: 51°25′51″N 116°27′46″W / 51.43083°N 116.46278°W / 51.43083; -116.46278
Parent range President Range
Topo map NTS 82N/08
Easiest route Scramble

Mount Field is a mountain located about 10 km (6 mi) east of the town of Field in Yoho National Park, Canada. The mountain was named in 1883 after Cyrus West Field, a guest of the CPR who were building the national railway.[3]

The Burgess Shale is located below the ridge connecting Mt. Field to Wapta Mountain.


  1. ^ "Mount Field". Retrieved 2010-03-23. 
  2. ^ "Mount Field". Retrieved 2016-07-02. 
  3. ^ a b "Mount Field". BC Geographical Names. Retrieved 2016-07-02. 

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