Mount Nansen (Yukon) facts for kids
Quick facts for kidsMount Nansen
|Elevation||1,827 m (5,994 ft)|
|Prominence||532 m (1,745 ft)|
|Parent peak||Victoria Mountain|
|Parent range||Dawson Range|
|Topo map||NTS 115J/03|
|Age of rock||Late Cretaceous|
Mount Nansen is a deeply eroded Mid-Cretaceous stratovolcano located 53 km (33 mi) west of Carmacks and 10 km (6.2 mi) west of Victoria Mountain in the central Yukon, Canada. It consists of rhyolite, dacite, andesite flows, breccias and tuff. Mount Nansen was formed during subducting under North America during the Mid-Cretaceous.
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