Balfour Pass
2454 m
8050 ft

Location
Province Park Map Latitude Longitude UTM Grid Ref
Alberta/BC
Banff/Yoho
82N/09
51; 35; 25
116; 28; 15
367153
Headwaters N or E Headwaters S or W Adjacnt Mtn N or W Adjacnt Mtn S or E
Hector Lake
Waves Creek
Mount Olive
Mount Balfour

Naming
Named by Named for Other Names Year Named

Location: The pass lies to the north of Mount Balfour. Professor John Hutton Balfour was a Professor of Botany at Glasgow University and Dean of the Medical School at the University of Edinburgh. He provided much encouragement to the Palliser Expedition.



Other Information


BALFOUR PASS

This high pass lies between the Wapta Icefield to the north and the Waputik Icefield to the south.



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