Mount Farnham

Mount Farnham is British Columbia's 17th highest peak, and 21st most prominent. It was named after Paulding Farnham from New York.[1] It is the highest peak in the Purcells (a subset of the larger Columbia mountain range).

Mount Farnham
Mount Farnham is located in British Columbia
Mount Farnham
Mount Farnham
Highest point
Elevation3,493 m (11,460 ft)[1]
Ranked 40th in Canada
Prominence2,123 m (6,965 ft)[1][2]
Ranked 26th in Canada
Coordinates50°29′20″N 116°29′13″W / 50.48889°N 116.48694°W / 50.48889; -116.48694Coordinates: 50°29′20″N 116°29′13″W / 50.48889°N 116.48694°W / 50.48889; -116.48694[1]
LocationBritish Columbia
Parent rangeFarnham Group
Topo mapNTS 82K/08
First ascent1914 A. H. & E. L. MacCarthy, Conrad Kain[1]

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  1. ^ a b c d e "Mount Farnham". Retrieved 2010-11-05.
  2. ^ "British Columbia and Alberta: The Ultra-Prominence Page". Retrieved 2012-12-29.

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