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Massive Range
Mount Brett.jpg
Mount Brett
Highest point
Peak Mount Brett
Elevation 2,984 m (9,790 ft)
Dimensions
Length 15 km (9.3 mi) N-S
Width 16 km (9.9 mi) E-W
Area 144 km2 (56 sq mi)
Geography
Country Canada
Province Alberta
Range coordinates 51°09′42″N 115°49′10″W / 51.16167°N 115.81944°W / 51.16167; -115.81944Coordinates: 51°09′42″N 115°49′10″W / 51.16167°N 115.81944°W / 51.16167; -115.81944
Parent range Canadian Rockies
Borders on Sawback Range

The Massive Range is a mountain range of the Canadian Rockies, located in the southwestern area of the Bow River valley in Banff National Park, Canada.

This range includes the following mountains and peaks:

Mountain/Peak metres feet
Mount Brett 2,984 9,790
Pilot Mountain 2,935 9,629
Mount Bourgeau 2,930 9,613
Massive Mountain 2,435 7,889

Geology

The rock layers on the western side of the Sawback Range dip below the Bow River valley and rise again on the western side under Massive Mountain. Pilot Mountain, Mt. Brett and Mt. Bourgeau are peaks in another block of Palaeozoic rocks thrust from the west over slightly younger rocks of the Massive Range.

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