Mount Shanks
2844m (9331ft.)

Located in the Vermillion River Valley at the southeast end of Hawk Ridge; southwest of Verdant Creek; north of the Simpson River. on the border of Assiniboine & Kootenay parks, Major headwater Kootenay River.
Latitude 51; 00; 15 Longitude 115; 37; 50, Topo map 82O/04


Named in 1927. Shanks, Thomas (A surveyor, Thomas Shanks was assistant Director General of the Topographical Survey of Canada.) Official name.

Photo: Mount Shanks (left) and Hawk Ridge from Highway #93(S) in the Kootenay River Valley near the Simpson River

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