kids encyclopedia robot

Blue Range facts for kids

Kids Encyclopedia Facts
Quick facts for kids
Blue Range
Mount Byng from Wonder Pass.jpg
Mount Byng from Wonder Pass
Highest point
Peak Mount Byng
Elevation 2,965 m (9,728 ft)
Dimensions
Area 193 km2 (75 sq mi)
Geography
Country Canada
Province Alberta
Range coordinates 50°48′11″N 115°32′06″W / 50.80306°N 115.53500°W / 50.80306; -115.53500Coordinates: 50°48′11″N 115°32′06″W / 50.80306°N 115.53500°W / 50.80306; -115.53500
Parent range Canadian Rockies
Topo map NTS 82J/13

The Blue Range is a mountain range of the Canadian Rockies, located on the Continental Divide in Banff National Park, Canada. The range was so named on account of its blueish colour when viewed from afar. Mount Byng is the highest point in the range.

This range includes the following mountains and peaks:

Mountain/Peak metres feet
Mount Byng 2,965 9,728
Red Man Mountain 2,905 9,531
Mount Turner 2,806 9,206
Aurora Mountain 2,789 9,151
Mount Currie 2,770 9,088
Marvel Peak 2,708 8,885
kids search engine
Blue Range Facts for Kids. Kiddle Encyclopedia.