Mount Nansen (Yukon)

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Mount Nansen
Elevation 1,827 m (5,994 ft)
Prominence 532 m (1,745 ft)
Location
Location Yukon, Canada
Coordinates 62°06′22.3″N 137°18′10.1″W / 62.106194°N 137.302806°W / 62.106194; -137.302806Coordinates: 62°06′22.3″N 137°18′10.1″W / 62.106194°N 137.302806°W / 62.106194; -137.302806
Topo map NTS 115J/03
Geology
Type Stratovolcano
Age of rock Late Cretaceous

Mount Nansen is a deeply eroded Late Cretaceous stratovolcano located 53 kilometers west of Carmacks and 10 kilometers west of Victoria Mountain in the central Yukon, Canada. It consists of rhyolite, dacite, andesite flows, breccias and tuff. Mount Nansen was formed when the ancient Kula Plate was subducting under North America during the Late Cretaceous period.

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