Mount Talbot is located on the border of Alberta and British Columbia. It was officially named on 4 November 1925 after Senator Peter Talbot (1854-1919)(Geographic Board of Canada, 1928, p. 123; Karamitsanis, 1991, p. 243), an early pioneer of the Lacombe region of central Alberta. A teacher and farmer, he turned to politics and became an elected representative of the Northwest Territories and later the province of Alberta. In 1906 Sir Wilfrid Laurier appointed him to the Senate of Canada (The Lacombe and District Chamber of Commerce, 1982).

Mount Talbot
Mount Talbot is located in Alberta
Mount Talbot
Mount Talbot
Location in Alberta and British Columbia
Highest point
Elevation2,372 m (7,782 ft) [1]
Prominence234 m (768 ft)
Coordinates53°36′59″N 119°43′00″W / 53.61639°N 119.71667°W / 53.61639; -119.71667Coordinates: 53°36′59″N 119°43′00″W / 53.61639°N 119.71667°W / 53.61639; -119.71667
Geography
LocationAlberta
British Columbia
Topo mapNTS 83E/12

References

Geographic Board of Canada. (1928). Place-Names of Alberta. Ottawa: Department of the Interior.

Karamitsanis, A. (Ed.). (1991). Place names of Alberta: Mountains, mountain parks and foothills (Vol.1). Calgary, Alberta: Alberta Culture and Multiculturalism, Friends of Geographical Names of Alberta Society, University of Calgary Press.

The Lacombe and District Chamber of Commerce. (1982). Lacombe, the first century. Lacombe, Alberta: Author.

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