kids encyclopedia robot

Mount Daly facts for kids

Kids Encyclopedia Facts
Quick facts for kids
Mount Daly
Mount Daly from Fairview.jpg
Mount Daly and Bath Glacier
Highest point
Elevation 3,148 m (10,328 ft)
Prominence 408 m (1,339 ft)
Listing Mountains of Alberta
Mountains of British Columbia
Location Alberta
British Columbia
Parent range Park Ranges
Topo map NTS 82N/09 Hector Lake
First ascent 1903 J.H Batcheller, C.E. Fay, E. Tewes, C. Bohren, C. Hasler Sr.

Mount Daly is located on the border of Alberta and British Columbia. It was named in 1898 by Charles E. Fay after Charles F. Daly, a geographer. Mount Niles is located two km southwest of Daly.


Like other mountains in Banff Park, Mount Daly is composed of sedimentary rock laid down during the Precambrian to Jurassic periods. Formed in shallow seas, this sedimentary rock was pushed east and over the top of younger rock during the Laramide orogeny.


Based on the Köppen climate classification, Mount Daly is located in a subarctic climate with cold, snowy winters, and mild summers. Temperatures can drop below -20 °C with wind chill factors below -30 °C.

kids search engine
Mount Daly Facts for Kids. Kiddle Encyclopedia.