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Mount Burgess  British Columbia   #1654
Ranges: North America Ranges / Rocky Mountains / Canadian Rockies / Continental Ranges / Park Ranges / Waputik Mountains / President Range

Height: 2588 m -> 8491 feet
Prominence?: 418 m above Burgess Pass
Line Parent?: Mount Field (3.2 km away, at bearing 68 degrees)
Greater Parent: Wapta Mountain (4.0 km away)

Location:   51.42015,-116.50521     51:25:13, -116:30:19   11U 534405 5696665 (3 km SE of Emerald Lake). (3 km NW of Field). NTS Mapsheet: 082.N.07   AreaCode: FL16/EF20
First Ascent: 1892 J.J. McArthur, H. Tuzo (CAJ 1-53)
Mount Burgess and Emerald Lake from the Yoho Pass Trail
3.5 km NNW of Field, west buttress of Burgess Pass.

Name Notes: Named in 1886 by Otto Koltz after Alexander MacKinnon Burgess who after serving as a Deputy Minister of the Interior during the construction of the CPR, became Commissioner of Public Lands for Canada in 1897.

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Paper Maps
1:50000Lake Louise & Yoho Gem Trek
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1:400000Canadian Rockies Gem Trek
1:600000Southwest Alberta & Southeast British Columbia Gem Trek

Subject Photos   View Thumbnails
9 Mount Burgess and Emerald Lake from the Yoho Pass Trail David Wasserman
7 Mount Burgess and Friends Rick Collier
6 Emerald Lake Area from President Pass David Wasserman
5 Mount Burgess from the Burgess Pass Trail David Wasserman

Placename Photos
10 Peaks to the South of the President Range Rick Collier
3 Natural Bridge Kevin Altheim