Mount Oliver (Jasper)
2865m (9400ft.)

Located 5 km east-northeast of Monarch Mountain near many un-named creeks. Victoria Cross Range, Jasper Park, Alberta Major headwater Athabasca River.
Latitude 53; 01; 05 Longitude 118; 21; 15, Topo map 83E/01


Named in 1954. Oliver, Hon. Frank (The founder of the Edmonton Bulletin, Frank Oliver was elected to the Legislative Assembly and to the House of Commons where he became Minister of the Interior in the government of Sir Wilfred Laurier.) Official name.


Other Information

As Minister of the Interior, Frank Oliver created the Dominion Parks Branch. Enacted under the Dominion Forest Resrves and Parks Act, the world's first national park bureau consolidated the parks under one administration. [Marty]

There appear to be two Mt. Olivers named after Frank Oliver, one in Banff National Park (Mount Oliver) and this one in Jasper National Park.

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