Mount Rutherford


Mount Rutherford
Mount Rutherford
Elevation 2,847 m (9,341 ft) [1]
Prominence 393 m (1,289 ft) [2]
Location
Location  Alberta  Canada
Range Canadian Rockies, Northern Front Ranges
Coordinates 53°10′25″N 118°24′45″W / 53.17361°N 118.4125°W / 53.17361; -118.4125Coordinates: 53°10′25″N 118°24′45″W / 53.17361°N 118.4125°W / 53.17361; -118.4125
Topo map NTS 83E/01

Mount Rutherford is a mountain in Alberta, Canada. Located in Jasper National Park, it is part of the Northern Front Ranges of the Canadian Rockies. The peak stands 3 km (2 mi) east of Harvey Lake and north of the Snaring River, a tributary of the Athabasca River.

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In 1954 the Geographic Board of Alberta named the 2,847 m (9,341 ft) peak Mount Rutherford after Alberta's first premier Alexander Cameron Rutherford. Mount Rutherford's location is about 34 kilometres northwest[3] from the town of Jasper.

See also

References

  • The Alberta Gazette #2026, December 15, 1954.
  • "A Gentleman of Strathcona - Alexander Cameron Rutherford", Douglas R. Babcock, 1989, The University of Calgary Press, 2500 University Drive NW, Calgary, Alberta, Canada, ISBN 0-919813-65-8

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