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Photo: Morro Peak from the Snaring River Bridge

Morro Peak

  • 1678 m (5,506ft)
  • Naming History
53.0336N -118.067W
Located in the Athabasca River Valley northwest of Morro Creek

Range: Colin
Province: Alberta
Park: Jasper
Headwater: Athabasca
Major Valley: Athabasca
Visible from Highway: 16
Year Named: 1916
Named by: Morrison Bridgland
Named for: Morro is Spanish for "round hill." The name probably is derived from the feature's castellated appearance and is related to a structure in Puerto Rico.

Note that Mount Morro is in British Columbia near Top of the World Provincial Park.

Photo: Looking north to Roche De Smet (left) and Morro Peak from the Icefields Parkway