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Birdwood Pass

  • 2454 m (8050ft)
  • Naming History
  • Peaks and Rivers
50.7777N 115.3763W
Province: Alberta
Park: Kananaskis/Banff
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Named for: The pass takes its name from Mount Birdwood. Field Marshal Sir William R. Birdwood was the first commander of the Australian and New Zealand Army Corps. Sir Birdwood played a role in the Gallipoli campaign during WW I.
Mountain (NW): Mount Birdwood
Mountain (SE): Snow Peak
Headwaters (NE): Burstall Creek
Headwaters (SW): Birdwood Creek