Farbus Mountain facts for kids
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Farbus Mtn. (left) from the Columbia Icefield
|Elevation||3,205 m (10,515 ft)|
|Prominence||205 m (673 ft)|
|Parent peak||Mount Lyell 3498 m|
|Listing||Mountains of Alberta|
|Parent range||Continental Ranges|
|Topo map||NTS 82N/14|
|First ascent||1937 S.B. Hendricks, Rex Gibson|
Farbus Mountain is located on the provincial border of Alberta and British Columbia in Banff National Park. It was named in 1918 after Farbus, a village on the eastern slopes of Vimy Ridge in France.In the Battle of Vimy Ridge, Canadian troops retook Farbus from German control on April 9, 1917 as part of securing the Brown Line objective.
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