Mount Ishbel

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Mount Ishbel
Mount Ishbel is located in Alberta
Mount Ishbel
Mount Ishbel
Location in Alberta
Highest point
Elevation 2,908 m (9,541 ft) [1]
Prominence 431 m (1,414 ft)
Coordinates 51°27′29″N 116°01′23″W / 51.45806°N 116.02306°W / 51.45806; -116.02306Coordinates: 51°27′29″N 116°01′23″W / 51.45806°N 116.02306°W / 51.45806; -116.02306
Location Alberta, Canada
Parent range Sawback Range
Topo map NTS 82O/05
First ascent 1933 J. Packer, D. Day, V. Waters, J. Farish, W. Innes, L DeCouteur, J. Sterlling guided by Lawrence Grassi

Mount Ishbel is a mountain peak in Alberta, Canada. The peak is located in the Sawback Range in Alberta's Rockies,[2][3] north of the Bow Valley Parkway and east of Johnston Canyon.

It was named in 1956 after Ishbel MacDonald, the eldest daughter of Prime Minister Ramsay MacDonald of Great Britain. It gives the name to the Ishbel Group, a stratigraphical unit of the Western Canadian Sedimentary Basin. The peak is the subject of Group of Seven member Lawren Harris's painting Mountain Forms.[4]

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