Mount Nansen (Yukon)
|Elevation||1,827 m (5,994 ft)|
|Prominence||532 m (1,745 ft)|
|Topo map||NTS 115J/03|
|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.
- Mount Nansen in the Canadian Mountain Encyclopedia
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