Mount McArthur (British Columbia) facts for kids
Quick facts for kidsMount McArthur
|Elevation||3,021 m (9,911 ft)|
|Prominence||221 m (725 ft)|
|Listing||Mountains of British Columbia|
|Location||British Columbia, Canada|
|Parent range||Park Ranges|
|Topo map||NTS 82N/10|
|First ascent||1891 by W.S. Drewry, Dominion Topographic Survey|
Mount McArthur is a mountain located in Yoho National Park, British Columbia, Canada. It was named in 1886 by Otto Koltz after James J. McArthur, a land surveyor who mapped the Canadian Rockies for the Canadian Pacific Railway.
Based on the Köppen climate classification, this mountain is located in a subarctic climate zone with cold, snowy winters, and mild summers. Temperatures can drop below −20 °C with wind chill factors below −30 °C.
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