Defender Mountain
2790m (9154ft.)

Located in the Palliser River Valley. Park, Major headwater Kootenay River.
Latitude 50; 36; 00 Longitude 115; 17; 25, Topo map 82J/11


Named by Interprovincial Boundary Survey in 1921. HMS Defender was a destroyer which particpated in the Battle of Jutland during WW I. Official name.

Photo: Defender Mountain from the east on the north end of Northover Ridge, The Royal Group beyond (courtesy Bennett Wong)

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