Rainbow Range (Rocky Mountains)

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Rainbow Range
Berg Lake and Mount Robson.jpg
Highest point
PeakMount Robson
Elevation3,954 m (12,972 ft) [1]
Coordinates53°06′38″N 119°09′23″W / 53.11056°N 119.15639°W / 53.11056; -119.15639[2]
Dimensions
Area497 km2 (192 sq mi) [3]
Geography
Rainbow Range (Rocky Mountains) is located in British Columbia
Rainbow Range (Rocky Mountains)
Rainbow Range (Rocky Mountains) is located in Alberta
Rainbow Range (Rocky Mountains)
CountryCanada
ProvincesBritish Columbia and Alberta
Range coordinates53°03′N 119°03′W / 53.050°N 119.050°W / 53.050; -119.050Coordinates: 53°03′N 119°03′W / 53.050°N 119.050°W / 53.050; -119.050[4]
Parent rangeCanadian Rockies

The Rainbow Range is a small subrange of the Park Ranges subdivisions of the Northern Continental Ranges of the Rocky Mountains on the border between Alberta and British Columbia in Mount Robson Provincial Park.

Its highest summit, and the highest in the Canadian Rockies, is Mount Robson 3,954 m (12,972 ft), followed by nearby Resplendent Mountain 3425 m (11241 ft) and Mount Kain 2863 m (9393 ft).

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Mount Robson Provincial Park". BC Parks. Government of British Columbia. Retrieved 2019-08-19.
  2. ^ "Mount Robson". Geographical Names Data Base. Natural Resources Canada. Retrieved 2019-08-19.
  3. ^ "Rainbow Range". Peakbagger.com. Retrieved 2012-05-19.
  4. ^ "Rainbow Range". BC Geographical Names. Retrieved 2012-05-19.

External links[edit]

Left to Right: Whitehorn Mountain, Valley Of A Thousand Falls, Mount Robson, Resplendent Mountain