Challenger Mountains facts for kids
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Map of Northern Ellesmere Island and far Northern Greenland
|Elevation||2,225 m (7,300 ft)|
|Area||14,892 km2 (5,750 sq mi)|
|Parent range||Innuitian Mountains|
|Age of rock||Mesozoic|
The Challenger Mountains are a mountain range on Ellesmere Island in Nunavut, Canada. The range is the most northern range in the world and of the Arctic Cordillera. The highest mountain in the range is Commonwealth Mountain 2,225 m (7,300 ft). The United States Range is immediately to the east of the Challenger Mountains.
Low elevation lakes located along Taconite Inlet are part of the Challenger Mountains and local relief exceeds 1,250 m (4,101 ft).
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