Mount Balcarres
2897m (9505ft.)

Located above the confluence of Rocky River and Medicine Tent River. Jasper Park, Alberta Major headwater Athabasca River.
Latitude 52; 48 Longitude 117; 20, Topo map 83C/14


Named by Southesk, The Earl of (James Carnegie) in 1859. Balcarre, Fifeshire, Scotland was the home of Sir Coutts Lindsay, a friend of the Earl of Southesk who named the mountain. Official name.

Photo: Looking east to Mount Balcarres from Rocky Ford (courtesy Don Beers)

Other Information
Photo: Looking northwest to Mount Balinhard (with Meda Mountain nearer at right, and Mount Balcarres beyond at right) from Southesk Pass (courtesy Don Beers)

Please see: James Carnegie (Earl of Southesk).
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