Mount Galatea

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Mount Galatea
Mount Galatea.jpg
Mount Galatea from Galatea Lakes in July 2007
Highest point
Elevation 3,185 m (10,449 ft) [1][2]
Prominence 1,280 m (4,200 ft) [2]
Coordinates 50°50′24″N 115°16′24″W / 50.84000°N 115.27333°W / 50.84000; -115.27333Coordinates: 50°50′24″N 115°16′24″W / 50.84000°N 115.27333°W / 50.84000; -115.27333
Geography
Mount Galatea is located in Alberta
Mount Galatea
Mount Galatea
Parent range Canadian Rockies, Kananaskis Range
Topo map NTS 82J/14
Climbing
First ascent 1930 by Katie Gardiner, guided by Walter Feuz[1]
Easiest route South Face: difficult scrambling

Mount Galatea is the highest peak of the Kananaskis Range, a subrange of the Canadian Rockies in the province of Alberta. It is located in the upper Spray Lakes Valley of the Kananaskis Country system of provincial parks. The mountain was named in 1922 after the Royal Navy cruiser HMS Galatea which was involved in the Battle of Jutland during the First World War.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Mount Galatea on Peakfinder
  2. ^ a b c Mount Galatea on bivouac.com

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