Mount Nirvana

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Mount Nirvana
Mount Nirvana is located in Canada
Mount Nirvana
Mount Nirvana
Location in Canada
Highest point
Elevation 2,773 m (9,098 ft) [1]
Prominence 1,663 m (5,456 ft) [1]
Coordinates 61°52′29″N 127°40′49″W / 61.87472°N 127.68028°W / 61.87472; -127.68028Coordinates: 61°52′29″N 127°40′49″W / 61.87472°N 127.68028°W / 61.87472; -127.68028
Location Northwest Territories, Canada
Parent range Backbone Ranges in the Mackenzie Mountains
Topo map NTS 95E/13
First ascent July 1965

Mount Nirvana, at 2,773 m (9,098 ft) is the unofficial name of the highest mountain in the Northwest Territories, Canada.[2]


Part of the Mackenzie Mountains, it was first climbed by Bill Buckingham and Lew Surdam in July 1965.[3]


As of 2008, the Canadian Government continues to refer to the mountain as "unnamed peak",[2][3] however, the name "Mount Nirvana" is commonly depicted in alpine literature.

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