Mount Nivelle
Mount Nivelle is located on the border of Alberta
Alberta is a province of Canada. It had an estimated population of 3.7 million in 2010 making it the most populous of Canada's three prairie provinces...

 and British Columbia
British Columbia
British Columbia is the westernmost of Canada's provinces and is known for its natural beauty, as reflected in its Latin motto, Splendor sine occasu . Its name was chosen by Queen Victoria in 1858...

 on the Continental Divide
Continental Divide
The Continental Divide of the Americas, or merely the Continental Gulf of Division or Great Divide, is the name given to the principal, and largely mountainous, hydrological divide of the Americas that separates the watersheds that drain into the Pacific Ocean from those river systems that drain...

. It was named in 1918 after Marshall Robert Nivelle
Robert Nivelle
Robert Georges Nivelle was a French artillery officer who served in the Boxer Rebellion, and the First World War. In May 1916, he was given command of the French Third Army in the Battle of Verdun, leading counter-offensives that rolled back the German forces in late 1916...

, and is one of the series of mountains there named after French generals.

See also

  • List of peaks on the British Columbia-Alberta border
  • Mountains of Alberta
    Mountains of Alberta
    Most of Alberta's mountains are found in the south-western part of the province of Alberta on the eastern slopes of the Canadian Rockies . Other elevated spots can be found in the Caribou Mountains and the Cypress Hills....

  • Mountains of British Columbia

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