Canadian Arctic Shores

Range TypeBogus mountain grouping for this site
Highest PointCap Mountain (1570+ m/5150+ ft)
States/ProvincesNorthwest Territories (51%), Nunavut (49%)
(numbers are approximate percentage of range area)
Area1,133,505 sq km / 437,647 sq mi
Area may include lowland areas
Extent1,224 km / 760 mi North-South
2,263 km / 1,406 mi East-West
Center Lat/Long65° 49' N; 110° 35' W
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Map of Canadian Arctic Shores
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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 Canadian Arctic Shores.
Canadian ShieldLevel 3 (Parent)
         Canadian Arctic ShoresLevel 4
                 Franklin MountainsLevel 5 (Child)
         North-Central Canadian ShieldLevel 4 (Sibling)
         Northern OntarioLevel 4 (Sibling)
         Northern QuebecLevel 4 (Sibling)
         Torngat MountainsLevel 4 (Sibling)
         Central and South LabradorLevel 4 (Sibling)
         Laurentian MountainsLevel 4 (Sibling)
         Adirondack MountainsLevel 4 (Sibling)

Major Peaks of the Canadian Arctic Shores

Ten Highest Peaks
RankPeak NamemftRange5
1.Cap Mountain1570+5150+Franklin Mountains
2.Mount Clark1463+4800+Franklin Mountains
3.Melville Hills High Point869+2850+ 
4.Horn Plateau840+2756+ 
5.Melville Hills Peak 8038032635 
6.Melville Hills Peak 790790+2592+ 
7.Melville Hills Peak 7827822566 
8.Coppermine Bend Peak750+2461+ 
9.Cartridge Plateau7472451 
10.Ortona Lake Hills7252379 
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.Cap Mountain1570+5150+Franklin Mountains

Photos of Peaks in the Canadian Arctic Shores

Ranney Hill
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Ranney Hill from 1st bench (2023-05-25). Photo by Patrick Thornley.
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