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is the most prominent
mountain in North America
's Rocky Mountain range
; it is also the highest point in the Canadian Rockies
. The mountain is located entirely within Mount Robson Provincial Park
of British Columbia
, and is part of the Rainbow Range
. Mount Robson is the second highest peak entirely in British Columbia, behind Mount Waddington
in the Coast Range
. The south face of Mount Robson is clearly visible from the Yellowhead Highway
(Highway 16), and is commonly photographed along this route.
Mount Robson was likely named after Colin Robertson
, who worked for both the North West Company
and the Hudson’s Bay Company
at various times in the early 19th century, though there was confusion over the name as many assumed it to have been named for John Robson
, an early premier of British Columbia. The Texqakallt
, a Secwepemc
people and the earliest inhabitants of the area, call it Yuh-hai-has-kun
, The Mountain of the Spiral Road
Other unofficial names include Cloud Cap Mountain.
The model is created at a scale of 1:75,000 with 1.5x vertical exaggeration. It features a built-in base, so it sits perfectly on a desk or in a frame.
Model Data Sources: Canadian Government