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Photo: Brachiopod Mountain (left) and Anthozoan Mountain from the northwest on Deception Pass (courtesy Alan Kane)

Anthozoan Mountain

  • 2695 m (8,842ft)
  • Naming History
51.4628N -116.028W
Located in the upper Baker Creek headwaters

Range: Slate
Province: Alberta
Park: Banff
Headwater: Bow
Year Named: 1925
Named for: A fossilized coral known as anthozoan is found in the Devonian limestone of the mountain.

Together with Brachiopod Mountain which lies immediately to the north of it, Anthozoad Mountain forms a long north-south oriented ridge to the west of upper Baker Creek.

Photo: Looking south to Brachiopod Mountain with Anthozoan Mountain beyond from Fossil Mountain (courtesy Vern De Wit)