Mount Minto (Nunavut)

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Mount Minto
Highest point
Elevation 213 m (699 ft)
Coordinates 63°57′N 80°59′W / 63.950°N 80.983°W / 63.950; -80.983 (Mount Minto)Coordinates: 63°57′N 80°59′W / 63.950°N 80.983°W / 63.950; -80.983 (Mount Minto)
Geography
Location Bell Peninsula, Southampton Island, Nunavut, Canada
Topo map NTC 45P/15

Mount Minto (previously, Conical Hill)[1] is a mountain located on northern Bell Peninsula, Southampton Island, in Kivalliq Region, Nunavut, Canada. From eastward, it has a conical shape.[2]

It is named after Gilbert Elliot-Murray-Kynynmound, 2nd Earl of Minto, first Lord of the Admiralty.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Narrative of an expedition in H. M. S. Terror, undertaken with a view to geographical discovery on the Arctic shores, in the years 1836-7". Marine Biological Laboratory Library. Retrieved 2008-10-14. 
  2. ^ Royal Geographical Society (1837). "North-Eastern Shore of Southampton Island". Journal of the Royal Geographical Society of London. J. Murray. 7: 466.