Mount Tantalus

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For the extinct volcanic cone on Oahu, Hawaii, see Tantalus (Oahu).
Mount Tantalus
Mount Tantalus is located in British Columbia
Mount Tantalus
Mount Tantalus
Location in British Columbia
Highest point
Elevation 2,608 m (8,556 ft) [1]
Prominence 1,478 m (4,849 ft) [1]
Coordinates 49°49′05.2″N 123°19′45.8″W / 49.818111°N 123.329389°W / 49.818111; -123.329389Coordinates: 49°49′05.2″N 123°19′45.8″W / 49.818111°N 123.329389°W / 49.818111; -123.329389[1]
Geography
Location British Columbia, Canada
Parent range Tantalus Range
Topo map NTS 92G/14
Climbing
First ascent 1911 B. Darling; J. Davies; A. Morkill[1]

Mount Tantalus is a mountain in southwestern British Columbia, Canada, located 24 km (15 mi) southeast of Falk Lake and 134 km (83 mi) south of Monmouth Mountain. It is the highest mountain in the Tantalus Range of the Pacific Ranges and is famous for its snow-covered face.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e "Mount Tantalus". Bivouac.com. Retrieved 2009-01-01. 

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