MP-0000.158.117 | Summit Lake and Mount Wapta, BC, about 1923

 
Photograph, glass lantern slide
Summit Lake and Mount Wapta, BC, about 1923
Anonyme - Anonymous
About 1923, 20th century
Silver salts and transparent ink on glass - Gelatin dry plate process
8 x 10 cm
Gift of Mr. Stanley G. Triggs
MP-0000.158.117
© McCord Museum
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"Summit Lake: Summit Lake lies along the pass by which the Yoho Valley is reached from Emerald Lake. It is a green little lake, smaller than Emerald, and lies embowered in the cool green forest. The great crags of Mount Wapta tower above it. Gazing down, the visitor can see far below the flashing waters of Emerald Lake."

Excerpt from "ACROSS CANADA BY C. P. R.", Section 5--The Canadian Rockies; booklet, McGill University Illustrated Lectures, 1928.