Mount Ulysses

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Mount Ulysses
Highest point
Elevation 3,024 m (9,921 ft) [1]
Prominence 2,289 m (7,510 ft) [1][2]
Listing
Coordinates 57°20′47″N 124°05′34″W / 57.34639°N 124.09278°W / 57.34639; -124.09278Coordinates: 57°20′47″N 124°05′34″W / 57.34639°N 124.09278°W / 57.34639; -124.09278[1]
Geography
Location British Columbia, Canada
Parent range Muskwa Ranges
Topo map NTS 94F/08

Mount Ulysses, is the highest mountain in the Muskwa Ranges of the Northern Canadian Rockies in British Columbia. It and neighbouring peaks are part of a group of names drawing on the epic poem The Odyssey, in which here Ulysses wanders for 10 years before being able to return home to Ithaca.[3]

Located north of the headwaters of the Akie River and to the south of Sikanni Chief Lake,[3] its very high prominence of 2289m is relative to Grand Pacific Pass, with its parent peak being an unnamed summit in the Fairweather Range, near Mount Fairweather.[1]

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  1. ^ a b c d "Mount Ulysses". Bivouac.com. Retrieved 2009-11-09. 
  2. ^ "British Columbia and Alberta: The Ultra-Prominence Page". Peaklist.org. Retrieved 2013-01-11.
  3. ^ a b "Ulysses, Mount". BC Geographical Names. 

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