Rainbow Range (Rocky Mountains)

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This article is about range in the Canadian Rockies. For range in the Coast Mountains, see Rainbow Range (Coast Mountains).
Rainbow Range
Mount Robson SWFace and area.jpg
Left to Right: Whitehorn Mountain, Valley Of A Thousand Falls, Mount Robson, Resplendent Mountain
Highest point
Peak Mount Robson
Elevation 3,954 m (12,972 ft)
Coordinates 53°06′37″N 119°09′24″W / 53.11028°N 119.15667°W / 53.11028; -119.15667
Dimensions
Area 497 km2 (192 sq mi) [1]
Geography
Rainbow Range (Rocky Mountains) is located in British Columbia
Rainbow Range (Rocky Mountains)
Country Canada
Provinces British Columbia and Alberta
Range coordinates 53°03′N 119°03′W / 53.05°N 119.05°W / 53.05; -119.05Coordinates: 53°03′N 119°03′W / 53.05°N 119.05°W / 53.05; -119.05[2]
Parent range Canadian Rockies

The Rainbow Range is a small subrange of the Park Ranges subdivisions of the Northern Continental Ranges of the Rocky Mountains on the border between Alberta and British Columbia in Mount Robson Provincial Park.

Its highest summit, and the highest in the Canadian Rockies, is Mount Robson 3959 m (12989 ft), followed by nearby Resplendent Mountain 3425 m (11241 ft) and Mount Kain 2863 m (9393 ft).

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  1. ^ "Rainbow Range". Peakbagger.com. Retrieved 2012-05-19. 
  2. ^ "Rainbow Range". BC Geographical Names. http://apps.gov.bc.ca/pub/bcgnws/names/23246.html. Retrieved 2012-05-19.

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