Queen Charlotte Mountains

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Queen Charlotte Mountains
YakounLake(QueenCharlotteRange).JPG
Yakoun Lake and the Queen Charlotte Range
Highest point
Peak Mount Moresby
Elevation 1,164 m (3,819 ft)
Coordinates 53°01′09.1″N 132°05′08.2″W / 53.019194°N 132.085611°W / 53.019194; -132.085611Coordinates: 53°01′09.1″N 132°05′08.2″W / 53.019194°N 132.085611°W / 53.019194; -132.085611
Geography
Country Canada
Province British Columbia
Parent range Insular Mountains

The Queen Charlotte Mountains are a mountain range comprising all mountains and small mountain ranges of Haida Gwaii (formerly the Queen Charlotte Islands), British Columbia, Canada. It is the northernmost subrange of the Insular Mountains.[1] They are subdivided into the Queen Charlotte Ranges, which comprise a small part of southwestern Graham Island and most of Moresby Island, and the Skidegate Plateau, which runs NW-SE on central Graham Island and includes the northeastern tip of Moresby Island. To the plateau's northeast is the Queen Charlotte Lowland, which is part of the Hecate Depression and includes the Argonaut Plain.[2]

The highest mountain associated with the Queen Charlotte Mountain is Mount Moresby at 1,164 m (3,819 ft).[3]

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