Mount Columbia (Canada)

Mount Columbia (Canada)

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Mount Columbia is the highest point in Alberta, Canada and the second highest peak in the Canadian Rockies after Mount Robson. It is located on the border between Alberta and British Columbia on the northern edge of the Columbia Icefield. Its highest point, however, lies within Jasper National Park in Alberta.The mountain was named in 1898 by J. Norman Collie after the Columbia River.The river itself was named after the American ship Columbia Rediviva captained by Robert Gray, who first ventured over a dangerous sandbar and explored the lower reaches of the river in 1792. Mount Columbia was first ascended in 1902 by James Outram, guided by Christian Kaufmann.show more

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  • Paperback | 172 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 10mm | 259g
  • Acu Publishing
  • United States
  • English
  • 6136694204
  • 9786136694207