Mount Temple

Alberta. Mountain
S of Lake Louise
51° 21′ 2″ N 116° 12′ 24″ W — Map 82N — GoogleGeoHack
Name officially adopted in 1952
Elevation: 3544 m

Named in 1884 by George Mercer Dawson after Sir Richard Temple, president of a section of the British Association. In the year that the mountain was named, Temple was elected leader of the British Association party to the Rockies.

References:

  • Karamitsanis, Aphrodite [1961-]. Place names of Alberta: Mountains, mountain parks and foothills. Calgary: University of Calgary Press, 1991

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