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Mount McHarg
Highest point
Elevation 2,888 m (9,475 ft)
Geography
Location Alberta
British Columbia
Topo map NTS 82J/11

Mount McHarg is located on the border of Alberta and British Columbia on the Continental Divide. It was named in 1918 after Lieutenant Colonel William Frederick Richard Hart-McHarg, British Columbia Regiment (Duke of Connaught's Own Rifles). McHarg was a British Columbia lawyer who practised in Rossland, British Columbia before serving in the Boer War where he suffered near-fatal injuries. Vancouver's Georgia Viaduct was originally named McHarg Viaduct.

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