Mount Nansen (Yukon)

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Mount Nansen
Highest point
Elevation 1,827 m (5,994 ft)
Prominence 532 m (1,745 ft)
Coordinates 62°06′22.3″N 137°18′10.1″W / 62.106194°N 137.302806°W / 62.106194; -137.302806Coordinates: 62°06′22.3″N 137°18′10.1″W / 62.106194°N 137.302806°W / 62.106194; -137.302806
Geography
Location Yukon, Canada
Topo map NTS 115J/03
Geology
Age of rock Late Cretaceous
Mountain type Stratovolcano

Mount Nansen is a deeply eroded Mid-Cretaceous stratovolcano located 53 kilometers west of Carmacks and 10 kilometers west of Victoria Mountain in the central Yukon, Canada. It consists of rhyolite, dacite, andesite flows, breccias and tuff. Mount Nansen was formed during subducting under North America during the Mid-Cretaceous.

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