Capricorn Mountain

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Capricorn Mountain
Capricorn Mountain is located in British Columbia
Capricorn Mountain
Capricorn Mountain
Location in British Columbia
Highest point
Elevation 2,551 m (8,369 ft) [1]
Prominence 303 m (994 ft) [1]
Listing Mountains of British Columbia
Coordinates 50°37′28″N 123°31′54″W / 50.62444°N 123.53167°W / 50.62444; -123.53167Coordinates: 50°37′28″N 123°31′54″W / 50.62444°N 123.53167°W / 50.62444; -123.53167[2]
Location British Columbia, Canada
Parent range Pacific Ranges
Age of rock Pleistocene
Mountain type Stratovolcano
Volcanic arc/belt Canadian Cascade Arc
Garibaldi Volcanic Belt
Last eruption Pleistocene
First ascent 1931 N. Carter; A. Dalgleish; T. Fyles; M. Winram[1]
Easiest route Climbing

Capricorn Mountain is one of the several volcanic peaks of the Mount Meager massif in southwestern British Columbia, Canada. The slopes of Capricorn Mountain appear to be more gentle than other volcanic peaks of the massif. The mountain consists of a boomerang-shaped ridge, with one summit on each end of the boomerang and the main summit in the centre.

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  1. ^ a b c "Capricorn Mountain". Retrieved 2013-07-19. 
  2. ^ "Capricorn Mountain". BC Geographical Names. Retrieved 2013-07-19.