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Mount Sir Sandford is the highest mountain of the Sir Sandford Range and the highest mountain in the Selkirk Mountains of southeastern British Columbia, Canada. It is the 12th highest peak in the province. The mountain was named after Sir Sandford Fleming, a railway engineer for the Canadian Pacific Railway.

Mount Sir Sandford
MtSirSandfordbyTrevor.jpg
Mount Sir Sandford from Gothics Glacier
Highest point
Elevation3,519 m (11,545 ft) [1]
Prominence2,707 m (8,881 ft) [1]
Listing
Coordinates51°39′24″N 117°52′03″W / 51.65667°N 117.86750°W / 51.65667; -117.86750Coordinates: 51°39′24″N 117°52′03″W / 51.65667°N 117.86750°W / 51.65667; -117.86750[1]
Geography
Mount Sir Sandford is located in British Columbia
Mount Sir Sandford
Mount Sir Sandford
Parent rangeSir Sandford Range
Topo mapNTS 82N/12
Climbing
First ascent1912
Easiest routeremote glacier/ice/rock climb

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c "British Columbia and Alberta: The Ultra-Prominence Page". Peaklist.org. Retrieved 2013-01-21.

SourcesEdit

  • "Mount Sir Sandford". BC Geographical Names.
  • "Mount Sir Sandford". Bivouac.com.

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