Ogilvie Mountains

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Ogilvie Mountains
Tombstone Mountain 2007.JPG
Tombstone Mountain, in Tombstone Territorial Park
Highest point
Peak Mount Frank Rae
Elevation 2,362 m (7,749 ft)
Geography
Country Canada
Territories Yukon
Range coordinates 64°22′N 137°16′W / 64.37°N 137.27°W / 64.37; -137.27Coordinates: 64°22′N 137°16′W / 64.37°N 137.27°W / 64.37; -137.27
Parent range Yukon Ranges

The Ogilvie Mountains are a mountain range in the Yukon Territory of northwestern Canada.

Geologically they are part of the Yukon Ranges, in the upper Laramide Belt of the North American Cordillera.

Geography[edit]

The range lies north of Dawson City, and is crossed by the Dempster Highway.

The area was first surveyed by William Ogilvie and the range subsequently named after him.

Sub-ranges

Peaks[edit]

The best known mountain peaks of the Ogilvie Mountains are located within Tombstone Territorial Park .[1]

The highest mountain within the range is Mount Frank Rae, at 2,362 m (7,749 ft) in elevation.

The range's most familiar mountains, with their jagged granite peaks, are:[2]

  • Tombstone Mountain
  • Mount Monolith

Gallery[edit]

Mount Monolith as seen at dawn, from Divide Lake in Tombstone Territorial Park, Yukon, Canada
Mount Monolith of the Ogilvie Mountains, seen at dawn from Divide Lake, in Tombstone Territorial Park, Yukon Territory, Canada.

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