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Mount Confederation is a mountain located north of Gong Lake in the Athabasca River Valley of Jasper National Park, Canada. The mountain was named in 1927 by Alfred J. Ostheimer after the Fathers of Confederation.[1]

Mount Confederation
Mount Confederation is located in Alberta
Mount Confederation
Mount Confederation
Location in Alberta
Highest point
Elevation2,969 m (9,741 ft) [1]
Prominence429 m (1,407 ft)
Coordinates52°24′13″N 117°34′35″W / 52.40361°N 117.57639°W / 52.40361; -117.57639Coordinates: 52°24′13″N 117°34′35″W / 52.40361°N 117.57639°W / 52.40361; -117.57639[2]
Geography
LocationAlberta, Canada
Parent rangeWinston Churchill Range
Topo mapNTS 83C/05
Climbing
First ascent1947 by John Mendenhall and his wife[1]
Easiest routerock/snow climb

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c "Mount Confederation". PeakFinder.com. Retrieved 2004-06-05.
  2. ^ "Mount Gec". Geographical Names Data Base. Natural Resources Canada. Retrieved 2013-05-17.