Llangorse Mountain

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Llangorse Mountain
Highest point
Elevation 1,962 m (6,437 ft)
Prominence 372 m (1,220 ft)
Coordinates 59°23′55″N 132°48′20″W / 59.39861°N 132.80556°W / 59.39861; -132.80556Coordinates: 59°23′55″N 132°48′20″W / 59.39861°N 132.80556°W / 59.39861; -132.80556
Location British Columbia, Canada
Topo map NTS 104N/07
Age of rock Cenozoic
Volcanic arc/belt Northern Cordilleran Volcanic Province
Last eruption Cenozoic

Llangorse Mountain is a mountain in northern British Columbia, Canada, located 54 km (34 mi) southeast of Atlin on the eastern side of the head of the Gladys River. It is a volcanic feature of the vast Northern Cordilleran Volcanic Province and is the only location of megacrysts made of kaersutite in the volcanic zone.[1]

Llangorse Mountain got its name origin on October 7, 1954 from being near Llangorse Lake,[2] which gets its name from Llangorse Lake, the largest lake in South Wales, which is in turn named for the nearby village of Llangors.

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