Mount Morrison (Alberta)

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Mount Morrison is a 2765 m mountain summit located in the upper Spray River Valley of southern Banff National Park, in the Canadian Rockies of Alberta, Canada.wikipedia
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Mount Turner

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Mount Morrison's nearest higher peak is Mount Turner, 1.8 km to the north.
Not coincidentally, Mount Morrison is situated two kilometres south of Mount Turner.

Don Morrison (mountaineer)

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The first ascent of the peak was made in 1955 by Don Morrison.
Among 14 first ascents made in the Rockies, Bugaboos, and Coast Range during this period were Mount Morrison (Alberta, 1955)], and Mount Jerram (1957) with Canadian climber, Jim Tarrant.

Spray River

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Mount Morrison is a 2765 m mountain summit located in the upper Spray River Valley of southern Banff National Park, in the Canadian Rockies of Alberta, Canada.

Banff National Park

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Mount Morrison is a 2765 m mountain summit located in the upper Spray River Valley of southern Banff National Park, in the Canadian Rockies of Alberta, Canada.

Canadian Rockies

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Mount Morrison is a 2765 m mountain summit located in the upper Spray River Valley of southern Banff National Park, in the Canadian Rockies of Alberta, Canada.

Alberta

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Mount Morrison is a 2765 m mountain summit located in the upper Spray River Valley of southern Banff National Park, in the Canadian Rockies of Alberta, Canada.

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Mount Morrison is a 2765 m mountain summit located in the upper Spray River Valley of southern Banff National Park, in the Canadian Rockies of Alberta, Canada.

Kananaskis Country

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Mount Morrison in not visible from any road in Banff Park, however, it can be seen from Alberta Highway 742, also known as the Smith-Dorrien/Spray Trail in Kananaskis Country.

Edward Whipple Bancroft Morrison

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Mount Morrison was named in 1918 for Sir Edward Whipple Bancroft Morrison (1867–1925), Major General in the Canadian Army during the First World War.

Major general

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Mount Morrison was named in 1918 for Sir Edward Whipple Bancroft Morrison (1867–1925), Major General in the Canadian Army during the First World War.

Canadian Army

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Mount Morrison was named in 1918 for Sir Edward Whipple Bancroft Morrison (1867–1925), Major General in the Canadian Army during the First World War.

World War I

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Mount Morrison was named in 1918 for Sir Edward Whipple Bancroft Morrison (1867–1925), Major General in the Canadian Army during the First World War.

The Royal Canadian Dragoons

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Earlier in his career, he served in the Royal Canadian Dragoons with Sir Richard Ernest William Turner in 1900 during the Second Boer War under the command of Brigadier-General Horace Smith-Dorrien.

Richard Ernest William Turner

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Earlier in his career, he served in the Royal Canadian Dragoons with Sir Richard Ernest William Turner in 1900 during the Second Boer War under the command of Brigadier-General Horace Smith-Dorrien.

Second Boer War

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Earlier in his career, he served in the Royal Canadian Dragoons with Sir Richard Ernest William Turner in 1900 during the Second Boer War under the command of Brigadier-General Horace Smith-Dorrien.

Horace Smith-Dorrien

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Earlier in his career, he served in the Royal Canadian Dragoons with Sir Richard Ernest William Turner in 1900 during the Second Boer War under the command of Brigadier-General Horace Smith-Dorrien.

Geographical Names Board of Canada

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The mountain's name was made official in 1924 by the Geographical Names Board of Canada.

Sedimentary rock

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

Precambrian

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

Jurassic

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Like most of the mountains in Banff Park, Mount Morrison 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 Morrison 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 Morrison is located in a subarctic climate with cold, snowy winters, and mild summers.

Surface runoff

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Precipitation runoff from the mountain drains into Currie Creek, which empties into Spray Lakes Reservoir via Spray River.