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Mount Lambe
Highest point
Elevation 3,183 m (10,443 ft)
Prominence 263 m (863 ft)
Geography
Location Alberta
British Columbia
Parent range Park Ranges
Topo map NTS 82N/10
Climbing
First ascent 1918 Interprovincial Boundary Commission

Mount Lambe is a 3,183-metre (10,443-foot) mountain summit located in the Canadian Rockies on the border of Alberta and British Columbia. It was named in 1918 after Lawrence Morris Lambe, a Canadian geologist, palaeontologist, and ecologist from the Geological Survey of Canada.

Geology

Mount Lambe is composed of sedimentary rock laid down during the Precambrian to Cambrian periods and pushed east and over the top of younger rock during the Laramide orogeny.

Climate

Based on the Köppen climate classification, Mount Lambe 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.

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