Coordinates: 31°30′30″N 6°26′36″W / 31.50833°N 6.44333°W / 31.50833; -6.44333
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جبال مكون, ⵉⵖⵉⵍ ⵎⴳⵯⵓⵏ
Ighil M'Goun
Highest point
Elevation4,071 m (13,356 ft)[1]
Prominence1,904 m (6,247 ft)[1]
ListingList of Ultras of Africa
Coordinates31°30′30″N 6°26′36″W / 31.50833°N 6.44333°W / 31.50833; -6.44333[1]
Ighil M'Goun is located in Morocco
Ighil M'Goun
Ighil M'Goun
Location in Morocco
LocationDrâa-Tafilalet, Morocco
Parent rangeHigh Atlas Range

The M'Goun mountain, also rendered as Ighil Mgoun / Ighil M’Goun / Irhil M’Goun (in tifinagh ⵉⵖⵉⵍ ⵎⴳⵯⵏ), Ighil n’Oumsoud, Jebel Mgoun, Jebel Ighil M’Goun and Jebel Aït M’goun, at 4,071 metres (13,356 ft) is the third highest peak of the Atlas Mountains after Toubkal and Ouenkrim.

It is an ultra prominent peak located in the Drâa-Tafilalet region of Morocco.

An area of 5,370 km2 in the region was designated as a UNESCO Global Geopark in 2015, having become a member of the Global Geopark Network the previous year. The Geopark showcases tectonic structures within the Atlas Mountains as well as aspects of the area's cultural history.[2]

Hiking in Mgoun Canyon

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  1. ^ a b c "Africa Ultra-Prominences". Peaklist.org. Retrieved 28 August 2022.
  2. ^ "M'Goun UNESCO Global Geopark (Morocco)". UNESCO International Geoscience and Geoparks Programme. UNESCO. Retrieved 11 September 2023.

External links[edit]

Media related to M'goun at Wikimedia Commons