Mount Babel (Alberta)

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Mount Babel is a mountain peak of the Bow Range in Banff National Park, Alberta, Canada.wikipedia
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Bow Range

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Mount Babel is a mountain peak of the Bow Range in Banff National Park, Alberta, Canada.

Valley of the Ten Peaks

The Valley of the Ten Peaks
The mountain can be seen from the Valley of the Ten Peaks.
There are other peaks visible from within the valley as well, including Mount Temple, Mount Babel and Eiffel Peak.

Oliver Wheeler

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Mount Babel was first climbed by A Hart, Edward Oliver Wheeler, L. Wilson and H. Worsfold in 1910.

Banff National Park

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Mount Babel is a mountain peak of the Bow Range in Banff National Park, Alberta, Canada.

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Mount Babel is a mountain peak of the Bow Range in Banff National Park, Alberta, Canada.

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Mount Babel is a mountain peak of the Bow Range in Banff National Park, Alberta, Canada.

Sedimentary rock

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Like other mountains in Banff Park, Mount Babel is composed of sedimentary rock laid down during the Precambrian to Jurassic periods.

Precambrian

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Like other mountains in Banff Park, Mount Babel is composed of sedimentary rock laid down during the Precambrian to Jurassic periods.

Jurassic

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Like other mountains in Banff Park, Mount Babel is composed of sedimentary rock laid down during the Precambrian to Jurassic periods.

Laramide orogeny

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Formed in shallow seas, this sedimentary rock was pushed east and over the top of younger rock during the Laramide orogeny.

Köppen climate classification

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Based on the Köppen climate classification, Mount Babel is located in a subarctic climate with cold, snowy winters, and mild summers.

Subarctic climate

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Based on the Köppen climate classification, Mount Babel is located in a subarctic climate with cold, snowy winters, and mild summers.

Quartzite

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The Tower of Babel is a conspicuous quartzite monolith at the northern end of the mountain, and is apparent to park visitors at Moraine Lake.

Moraine Lake

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The Tower of Babel is a conspicuous quartzite monolith at the northern end of the mountain, and is apparent to park visitors at Moraine Lake.

Walter Wilcox

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It was named in 1899 by Walter D. Wilcox because its profile reminded him of the biblical Tower of Babel.

Tower of Babel

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It was named in 1899 by Walter D. Wilcox because its profile reminded him of the biblical Tower of Babel.

Geology of the Rocky Mountains

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Geology of the Rocky Mountains

Geography of Alberta

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List of mountains of Canada

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Mount Babel