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Mount Hood
Highest point
Elevation 2,903 m (9,524 ft)
Prominence 145 m (476 ft)
Naming
Etymology Horace Hood
Geography
Location Alberta
Country Canada
Parent range Canadian Rockies
Topo map NTS 82J/14

Mount Hood is a 2,903-metre (9,524-foot) mountain summit located in the Opal Range of the Canadian Rockies of Alberta, Canada.

History

The mountain was named in honor of Horace Hood who participated in the Battle of Jutland and went down with the HMS Invincible

The mountain's name was made official in 1922 by the Geographical Names Board of Canada.

The first ascent of the peak was made in 1953 by J. Dodds, W. Lemmon, and party.

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