Nova Scotia

Range TypePolitically-defined sub-range
Highest PointWhite Hill (533 m/1749 ft)
States/ProvincesNova Scotia
Area56,070 sq km / 21,649 sq mi
Area may include lowland areas
Extent404 km / 251 mi North-South
524 km / 326 mi East-West
Center Lat/Long44° 44' N; 63° 36' W
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Map of Nova Scotia
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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 Nova Scotia.
Canadian AppalachiansLevel 3 (Parent)
         NewfoundlandLevel 4 (Sibling)
         Notre Dame MountainsLevel 4 (Sibling)
         Gulf of Saint Lawrence AppalachiansLevel 4 (Sibling)
         Nova ScotiaLevel 4
                 Cobequid HighlandsLevel 5 (Child)
                 Peninsular Nova ScotiaLevel 5 (Child)
                 Cape Breton HighlandsLevel 5 (Child)

Major Peaks of the Nova Scotia

Ten Highest Peaks
RankPeak NamemftRange5
1.White Hill5331749Cape Breton Highlands
2.Western Barren5321745Cape Breton Highlands
3.Bakeapple Barren Northeast5301739Cape Breton Highlands
4.Chéticamp Hill5291736Cape Breton Highlands
5.The Pinnacle5291736Cape Breton Highlands
6.Hill 5175171696Cape Breton Highlands
7.Hill 5165161693Cape Breton Highlands
8.French Mountain4971631Cape Breton Highlands
9.South Mountain4861594Cape Breton Highlands
10.North Mountain4791572Cape Breton Highlands
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.White Hill5331749Cape Breton Highlands
2.Hart Peak3651198Cobequid Highlands
3.Eigg Mountain3211053Peninsular Nova Scotia

Photos of Peaks in the Nova Scotia

White Hill

A remote bump covered with low scrub, White Hill is the highest land in Nova Scotia (1994-09-19).
Hart Peak
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Hart Peak Summit Canister to Lift the Top Lid and Sign (2019-08-23). Photo by Warren Wilhide.
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Nuttby Mountain

In 1994, a fire tower with a space-age pod crowned Nuttby Mountain, once thought to be mainland Nova Scotia's high point (1994-09-21).

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