Salient Mountain

Alberta-BC boundary. Mountain
Alta-BC boundary, N of Miette Pass
53°03’00” N 118°42’00” W — Map 83E/2 — GoogleGeoHack
Official in BCCanada

Descriptive: “Salient’ means standing above or beyond the general surface or outline; jutting out; prominent among a number of objects.

The feature was mentioned, and probably named, by the interprovincial boundary survey in 1922.


  • Wheeler, Arthur O., and Cautley, R.W. Report of the Commission appointed to delimit the boundary between the Provinces of Alberta and British Columbia. Part II. 1917 to 1921. From Kicking Horse Pass to Yellowhead Pass.. Ottawa: Office of the Surveyor General, 1924

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