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Murchison Group

Range TypeMountain range with well-recognized name
Highest PointMount Hector (3394 m/11,135 ft)
CountriesCanada
States/ProvincesAlberta
Area945 sq km / 365 sq mi
Area may include lowland areas
Extent72 km / 44 mi North-South
41 km / 26 mi East-West
Center Lat/Long51° 44' N; 116° 26' W
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Map of Murchison Group
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Note: Range borders shown on map are an approximation and are not authoritative.
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Other Ranges: To go to pages for other ranges either click on the map above, or on range names in the hierarchy snapshot below, which show the parent, siblings, and children of the Murchison Group.
Central Front RangesLevel 4 (Parent)
         East Jasper RangesLevel 5 (Sibling)
         Maligne RangeLevel 5 (Sibling)
         Queen Elizabeth RangeLevel 5 (Sibling)
         Nikanassin RangeLevel 5 (Sibling)
         North Saskatchewan River RangesLevel 5 (Sibling)
         Murchison GroupLevel 5
         Clearwater RangesLevel 5 (Sibling)
         Sawback-Slate RangesLevel 5 (Sibling)
         Vermilion RangeLevel 5 (Sibling)
         East Banff RangesLevel 5 (Sibling)



Major Peaks of the Murchison Group

Ten Highest Peaks
RankPeak NamemftRange6
1.Mount Hector339411,135 
2.Mount Murchison333310,935 
3.Observation Peak317410,413 
4.Mount Weed3078+10,100+ 
5.Mount Noyes3078+10,100+ 
6.Molar Mountain30029849 
7.Cirque Peak29939820 
8.Dolomite Peak2860+9383+ 
9.Conical Peak2804+9200+ 
Sub-peaks are excluded from this list. List may not be complete, since only summits in the PBC Database are included.



Photos of Peaks in the Murchison Group

Cirque Peak
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The glorious view of Bow Lake, Bow Glacier Falls and the Wapta Icefield from the summit of Cirque Peak, Banff National Park, Alberta, Canada (2014-07-27). Photo by Lupe Lunde.
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