Allstones Peak facts for kids
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Allstones Peak (left) seen from the south with Abraham Mountain (right)
|Elevation||2,940 m (9,650 ft)|
|Prominence||480 m (1,570 ft)|
|Parent peak||Fence Post Peak (3060 m)|
|Listing||Mountains of Alberta|
|Parent range||First Range
|Topo map||NTS 83C/08|
|Type of rock||Sedimentary|
Allstones Peak is a 2,940-metre (9,650-foot) mountain summit located in the North Saskatchewan River valley of the Canadian Rockies of Alberta, Canada. Its nearest higher peak is Fence Post Peak, 16.0 km (9.9 mi) to the west. Allstones Peak can be seen from David Thompson Highway and Abraham Lake. Precipitation runoff from Allstones Peak drains east into Abraham Lake, and northwest to Littlehorn Creek. Allstones Peak is composed of sedimentary rock laid down from the Precambrian to Jurassic periods that was pushed east and over the top of younger rock during the Laramide orogeny.
Based on the Köppen climate classification, Allstones Peak is located in a subarctic climate with cold, snowy winters, and mild summers. Temperatures can drop below -20 °C with wind chill factors below -30 °C.
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