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Mount Nansen
Highest point
Elevation 1,827 m (5,994 ft)
Prominence 532 m (1,745 ft)
Parent peak Victoria Mountain
Geography
Location Yukon, Canada
Parent range Dawson Range
Topo map NTS 115J/03
Geology
Age of rock Late Cretaceous
Mountain type Stratovolcano

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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