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Queen Elizabeth Ranges

Queen Elizabeth Ranges
Seen from Maligne Lake
Highest point
PeakMount Unwin
Elevation3,268 m (10,722 ft)[1]
Coordinates52°36′39″N 117°31′42″W / 52.61083°N 117.52833°W / 52.61083; -117.52833 (Mount Unwin)[2]
Queen Elizabeth Ranges is located in Alberta
Queen Elizabeth Ranges
Protected areaJasper National Park
Range coordinates52°45′N 117°37′W / 52.750°N 117.617°W / 52.750; -117.617 (Queen Elizabeth Ranges)[3]
Parent rangeCanadian Rockies
Topo mapNTS 83C12 Athabasca Falls[3]

The Queen Elizabeth Ranges is a group of mountain ranges in the Canadian Rockies on the southeastern side of Jasper National Park, Canada. The northern end of the ranges begins east of Medicine Lake and extends in a southeasterly direction past the southern shore of Maligne Lake. The group was named in 1953 to celebrate the coronation of Elizabeth II as Canada's sovereign.[4]

These ranges include the following mountains and peaks:[4]

Mountain/Peak Elevation Coordinates
m ft
Mount Unwin 3,268 10,722 52°36'39"N, 117°31'42"W
Mount Charlton 3,217 10,554 52°36'41"N, 117°30'40"W
Mount Mary Vaux 3,201 10,502
Maligne Mountain 3,200 10,500 52°39'6"N, 117°23'59"W
Coronet Mountain 3,152 10,341
Llysfran Peak 3,141 10,305
Mount Moffat 3,090 10,140
Samson Peak 3,081 10,108 52°40'49"N, 117°30'38"W
Mount Paul 2,805 9,203 52°36'55"N, 117°25'40"W
Leah Peak 2,801 9,190 52°42'44"N, 117°33'14"W
Opal Peak 2,800 9,200 52°45'10"N, 117°35'40"W
Mount Julian 2,760 9,060 52°34'20"N, 117°26'30"W
Helmet Mountain 2,612 8,570

See also


  1. ^ "Mount Unwin". Retrieved 2021-03-07.
  2. ^ "Mount Unwin". Geographical Names Data Base. Natural Resources Canada. Retrieved 2021-03-07.
  3. ^ a b "Queen Elizabeth Ranges". Geographical Names Data Base. Natural Resources Canada. Retrieved 2021-03-07.
  4. ^ a b "Queen Elizabeth Range". Retrieved 2004-11-26.
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