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Mount Sprague  Alberta   #8487
Ranges: North America Ranges / Rocky Mountains / Canadian Rockies / Continental Ranges / Front Ranges

Height: 2528 m -> 8294 feet
Prominence?: 878 m above Morkill Pass
Line Parent?: Mount de Veber (10.4 km away, at bearing 121 degrees)
Greater Parent: Mount Beechey (17.6 km away)

Location:   53.73820,-119.78960     53:44:18, -119:47:23   11U 316020 5958007 (46 km W of Grande Cache). NTS Mapsheet: 083.E.12   AreaCode: FL39/HH38
This peak is #64 in Prominence List for Alberta .Highest point on the long ridge between Muddywater river and its tributary, Fetherstonhaugh Creek. This is a rocky triangular peak with the easiest

Name Notes: Note: Sprague is pronounced "sprayge", not "sprawge". Named for D. D. Sprague who was an engineer with the Grand Trunk Pacific Railway (later CNR). The Grand Trunk mainline went from Tete Jaune Cache to Prince Rupert, as opposed to the Canadian Northern which went to Vancouver. Both railways were amalgamated to become the Canadian National Railway after World War One. Sprague explored this area in 1906.

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2004.03.18 Higher Ground maybe in Alberta Mike Cleven
 

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13 Mount Sprague from Head of Featherstonhaugh Creek Robin Tivy