Ellesmere Island

Range TypeIsland
Highest PointBarbeau Peak (2616 m/8583 ft)
Area208,009 sq km / 80,312 sq mi
Area may include lowland areas
Extent494 km / 307 mi North-South
456 km / 284 mi East-West
Center Lat/Long79° 37' N; 76° 33' W
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Map of Ellesmere Island
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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 Ellesmere Island.
Queen Elizabeth IslandsLevel 3 (Parent)
         Parry IslandsLevel 4 (Sibling)
         Central Queen Elizabeth IslandsLevel 4 (Sibling)
         Princess Margaret MountainsLevel 4 (Sibling)
         Ellesmere IslandLevel 4
                 Challenger MountainsLevel 5 (Child)
                 Northwest Ellesmere IslandLevel 5 (Child)
                 British Empire RangeLevel 5 (Child)
                 United States RangeLevel 5 (Child)
                 Central Ellesmere IslandLevel 5 (Child)
                 Victoria and Albert MountainsLevel 5 (Child)
         Devon IslandLevel 4 (Sibling)

Major Peaks of the Ellesmere Island

Ten Highest Peaks
RankPeak NamemftRange5
1.Barbeau Peak26168583British Empire Range
2.Mount Whisler2520+8268+British Empire Range
3.Resolute2520+8268+British Empire Range
4.Griper2480+8136+British Empire Range
5.Victory2440+8005+British Empire Range
6.Fury2400+7874+British Empire Range
7.Mount Vanier2360+7743+British Empire Range
8.Peak 235923597740British Empire Range
9.Lady Franklin2320+7612+British Empire Range
10.Agassiz Ice Cap2290+7513+Victoria and Albert Mountains
Sub-peaks are excluded from this list. List may not be complete, since only summits in the PBC Database are included.
Child Range High Points
RankPeak NamemftRange5
1.Barbeau Peak26168583British Empire Range
2.Agassiz Ice Cap2290+7513+Victoria and Albert Mountains
3.Commonwealth Mountain2240+7349+Challenger Mountains
4.Mount Eugene1880+6168+United States Range
5.Mount Reeds17185636Central Ellesmere Island

Photos of Peaks in the Ellesmere Island

Barbeau Peak

The broad north summit ridge of Barbeau Peak (1998-06-15).
Peak 2359
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Brian and Eric just leaving camp toward SW Ridge of P2359 (2017-06-18). Photo by Brian Friedrich.
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Peak 1960

Approaching the unnamed Peak 1960, near Barbeau Peak on the Ellesmere Island icecap (1998-06).
Highpointer Peak

The summit ridge of Highpointers Peak (unofficial name), Ellesmere Island, Canada (1998-06).

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