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British Empire Range
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British Empire Range, to the north of Tanquary Fiord
Highest point
Peak Barbeau Peak
Elevation 2,616 m (8,583 ft)
Geography
British Empire Range is located in Nunavut
British Empire Range
Location in Nunavut
Country Canada
Territory Nunavut
Range coordinates 82°21′N 77°30′W / 82.350°N 77.500°W / 82.350; -77.500

The British Empire Range is a mountain range on Ellesmere Island in Nunavut, Canada. The range is one of the most northern ranges in the world and the Arctic Cordillera, surpassed only by the Challenger Mountains which lies immediately to the northwest and the United States Range slightly further east. The highest mountain in the range is Barbeau Peak.

The range was named by Gordon Noel Humphreys during the Oxford University Ellesmere Land Expedition. Edward Shackleton, also a member of the party, claimed, in 1937, that Humphreys had done so because he was "a great imperialist".

Peaks of the range include:

Peak metres feet
Barbeau Peak 2,616 8,583
Mount Whisler 2,500 8,202
Mount Oxford 2,210 7,250
Arrowhead Mountain 1,860 6,102
Highpointer Peak 1,585 5,200
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