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Beaufort Range
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The Beaufort Range is marked 12 on map.
Highest point
Peak Mount Joan
Elevation 1,556 m (5,105 ft)
Dimensions
Area 647 km2 (250 sq mi)
Geography
Country Canada
State/Province British Columbia
Parent range Vancouver Island Ranges

The Beaufort Range is a mountain range on southern Vancouver Island, British Columbia, Canada, located north of Port Alberni and to the west of Qualicum Beach. It has an area of 448 km2 and is a subrange of the Vancouver Island Ranges which in turn form part of the Insular Mountains.

The highest mountain in the Beaufort Range is Mount Joan at 1,556 m (5,105 ft).

The range is named for Sir Francis Beaufort, hydrographer to the Royal Navy.

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