Buchanan Ridge
2565m (8416ft.)

Located between Cameron Creek and Carthew Creek The summit is 1.5 km north of Mt. Carthew.. Waterton Park, Alberta Major headwater Oldman River.
Latitude 49; 02; 40 Longitude 113; 59; 55, Topo map 82H/04

Panorama viewpoint: Sofa Mountain Hill. Can be seen from Highways 5 and Red Rock Canyon Road

Named in 1971. Buchanan, Senator William A. (Senator Buchanan played a significant role in the development of Waterton National Park and had a summer residence there.) Official name.

Photo: Buchanan Ridge as seen through the Crandell Lake gap from Blakiston Creek
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Other Information
Photo: Looking southeast to Mount Carthew (right) and the high point of Buchanan Ridge (Mount Cleveland in distance beyond) (courtesy Rienk Lakeman)

The ridge is about four km long. Its extension to the south reaches to the summit of Mount Carthew.

Buchanan Peak lies about one km southeast of the highest point of Buchanan Ridge.

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