Mount Beaupré

Alberta. Mount
Headwaters of Miette River near Mount McCord
53.0464 N 118.6117 W — Map 083E02 — GoogleGeoHack
Name officially adopted in 1956
Official in Canada

Mount Beaupré is named after a member of the Sandford Fleming [1827–1915] party of 1872. Likely named by the Alberta-British Columbia Boundary Commission:

Then, along the western escarpment, beyond the valley of Miette River is “Swank” station, now Mt. Beaupré, also occupied by the Boundary Survey.


  • Grant, George Monro [1835–1902]. Ocean to Ocean: Sandford Fleming’s Expedition through Canada in 1872. Being a Diary Kept During a Journey from the Atlantic to the Pacific with the Expedition of the Engineer-in-Chief of the Canadian Pacific and Intercolonial Railways. Toronto: James Campbell and Son, 1873. Google Books
  • Cautley, Richard William [1873–1953], and Wheeler, Arthur Oliver [1860–1945]. Report of the Commission Appointed to Delimit the Boundary between the Provinces of Alberta and British Columbia. Parts IIIA & IIIB, 1918 to 1924. From Yellowhead Pass Northerly. Ottawa: Office of the Surveyor General, 1925. Whyte Museum

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