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Mount Bishop
Highest point
Elevation 2,850 m (9,350 ft)
Prominence 359 m (1,178 ft)
Listing Mountains of Alberta
Mountains of British Columbia
Geography
Country Canada
Provinces Alberta and British Columbia
Parent range Elk Range
Topo map NTS 82J/07

Mount Bishop is a mountain named in 1918 after W.A. "Billy" Bishop VC who was a Colonel and a Canadian fighter pilot awarded the Victoria Cross during World War I. It is located in the Elk Range of the Canadian Rockies and sits on the Continental Divide, which forms the British Columbia-Alberta border in this area.

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