Hubris Peak British Columbia #7360
Ranges: North America Ranges / Pacific Cordillera Range / Coast Mountains / Boundary Ranges
Height: 2445 m -> 8022 feet
Prominence?: 1135 m above King-Snippaker Pass
Line Parent?: Lehua Mountain (14.1 km away, at bearing 119 degrees)
Greater Parent: Lehua Mountain (14.0 km away)
Location: 56.55189,-130.97314 56:33:07, -130:58:23 9V 378708 6269249 (87 km E of Wrangell). (8 km N of Olatine Mountain). NTS Mapsheet: 104.B.10 AreaCode: FN60/FJ57
|Peak is located in a huge icefield east of Jekill River and west of Snippaker Creek. (Near the border with Alaska)
On the 1:250,000 it is a long east-west contour. The nearest labelled peak is Kalahin Mountain, about 4 km north.|
It is at the western edge of the icefield.
Name Notes: Hubris means overbearing pride or presumption; arrogance. For example, the statements that the Titanic was unsinkable was interpreted as hubris. The gods were directly challenged. Hubris is a common theme in Greek tragedies and mythology, whose stories often featured protagonists suffering from hubris and subsequently being punished by the gods for it. In Greek law, it most often refers to violent outrage wreaked by the powerful upon the weak. In poetry and mythology, the term was used of those individuals esteeming themselves as equal to or greater than the gods. Hubris was often the "tragic flaw", or Hamartia, of characters in Greek drama.
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