Clark Range (Canada)

The Clark Range is a mountain range that forms part of the Continental Divide and also the boundary between the Canadian provinces of Alberta and British Columbia. A small portion of the range extends into the far northwestern section of Glacier National Park, Montana, United States.[1] It is the easternmost of the Border Ranges subdivision of the Canadian Rockies. The range is named for Captain William Clark of the Lewis and Clark Expedition.[2]

Clark Range
Mount Blakiston.jpg
Mount Blakiston in southwest Alberta
Highest point
PeakLong Knife Peak
Elevation2,982 m (9,783 ft)
Coordinates48°59′50″N 114°12′28″W / 48.99722°N 114.20778°W / 48.99722; -114.20778Coordinates: 48°59′50″N 114°12′28″W / 48.99722°N 114.20778°W / 48.99722; -114.20778
Geography
CountryCanada
ProvincesBritish Columbia and Alberta
Parent rangeBorder Ranges

This range includes the following mountains and peaks:

Mountain/Peak metres feet
Long Knife Peak 2,982 9,784
Mount Blakiston 2,932 9,619
Anderson Peak 2,698 8,852
Kenow Mountain 2,697 8,850
Mount Alderson 2,692 8,831
Mount Haig 2,610 8,563
Miskwasini Peak 2,594 8,510
Scarpe Mountain 2,591 8,501
Langemarck Mountain 2,575 8,450
Commerce Peak 2,554 8,381
Tombstone Mountain 2,514 8,250
Mount Matkin 2,418 7,933
Packhorse Peak 2,411 7,910
Mount Richards 2,377 7,799
Font Mountain 2,353 7,720

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Clark Range". Peakbagger.com. Retrieved 2010-10-31.
  2. ^ "Clark Range". BC Geographical Names. Retrieved 2010-08-04.