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Alnus Peak  Alberta/British Columbia   #281
Ranges: North America Ranges / Rocky Mountains / Canadian Rockies / Continental Ranges / Park Ranges / Hooker Icefield

Height: 2968 m -> 9738 feet
Prominence?: 533 m  
Line Parent?: Mount Ross Cox (3.3 km away, at bearing 193 degrees)
Greater Parent: Mount Scott (5.0 km away)

Location:   52.48751,-118.00733     52:29:15, -118:00:26   11U 431601 5815740 (11 km S of Simon River Camp). (44 km S of Jasper). NTS Mapsheet: 083.D.08   AreaCode: FL28/EA80
First Ascent: 1920 Boundary Commission
Alnus Peak is on the continental divide between Fortress Lake and the Whirlpool river. Its southern slopes are drained by Alnus creek.

Name Notes: Alnus is Latin for "Alder tree". There are presumably lots of alder in Alnus Creek. The peak was named by Arthur O. Wheeler in 1921.

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Paper Maps
1:100000Jasper and Maligne Lake Gem Trek
1:400000Canadian Rockies Gem Trek
1:600000Southwest Alberta & Southeast British Columbia Gem Trek

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