Whirlpool Mountain
2930m (9613ft.)

Located in the Athabasca River Valley south of Whirlpool River; 3.5 km northwest of Mount Geraldine. Jasper Park, Alberta Major headwater Athabasca River.
Latitude 52; 36; 26 Longitude 117; 57; 25, Topo map 83C/12

Panorama viewpoint: Hardisty Hill; Snaring River Flats. Can be seen from Highways 16 and 93N

Naming: The mountain overlooks the confluence of the Whirlpool River and the Athabasca River. Unofficial name.

Photo: Looking west to Whirlpool Mountain from the Icefields Parkway
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Photo: Looking south-southwest to Whirlpool Mountain from the Icefields Parkway (courtesy Gillean Daffern)

In his book, "The Glittering Mountains of Canada," J. Monroe Thorington clearly refers to this peak as Whirlpool Mountain, writing, "In this angle (the angle of the Whirlpool-Athabasca junction) is a striking peak, known by local name as 'Whirlpool Mountain'"
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