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Mount Farnham

Mount Farnham
Mount Farnham is located in British Columbia
Mount Farnham
Mount Farnham
Highest point
Elevation3,493 m (11,460 ft)[1][2]
Ranked 40th in Canada
Prominence2,123 m (6,965 ft)[1][3]
Ranked 26th in Canada
Coordinates50°29′20″N 116°29′13″W / 50.488889°N 116.486944°W / 50.488889; -116.486944[4]
ProvinceBritish Columbia
DistrictKootenay Land District[4]
Parent rangeFarnham Group
Topo mapNTS 82K8 Toby Creek[4]
First ascent1914 A. H. & E. L. MacCarthy, Conrad Kain[1]

Mount Farnham is British Columbia's 17th highest peak, and 21st most prominent. It was named after Paulding Farnham from New York.[1] It is the highest peak in the Purcells (a subset of the larger Columbia mountain range).

See also


  1. ^ a b c d "Mount Farnham". Retrieved 2010-11-05.
  2. ^ "Topographic map of Mount Farnham". Retrieved 2023-08-18.
  3. ^ "British Columbia and Alberta: The Ultra-Prominence Page". Retrieved 2012-12-29.
  4. ^ a b c "Mount Farnham". Geographical Names Data Base. Natural Resources Canada. Retrieved 2023-08-19.

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