Capricorn Mountain

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Capricorn Mountain
Capricorn Mountain is located in British Columbia
Capricorn Mountain
Capricorn Mountain
Location in British Columbia
Highest point
Elevation2,551 m (8,369 ft) [1]
Prominence303 m (994 ft) [1]
ListingMountains of British Columbia
Coordinates50°37′28″N 123°31′54″W / 50.62444°N 123.53167°W / 50.62444; -123.53167Coordinates: 50°37′28″N 123°31′54″W / 50.62444°N 123.53167°W / 50.62444; -123.53167[2]
Geography
LocationBritish Columbia, Canada
Parent rangePacific Ranges
Geology
Age of rockPleistocene
Mountain typeStratovolcano
Volcanic arc/beltCanadian Cascade Arc
Garibaldi Volcanic Belt
Last eruptionPleistocene
Climbing
First ascent1931 N. Carter; A. Dalgleish; T. Fyles; M. Winram[1]
Easiest routeClimbing

Capricorn Mountain is one of the several volcanic peaks of the Mount Meager massif in southwestern British Columbia, Canada. The slopes of Capricorn Mountain appear to be more gentle than other volcanic peaks of the massif. The mountain consists of a boomerang-shaped ridge, with one summit on each end of the boomerang and the main summit in the centre.

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  1. ^ a b c "Capricorn Mountain". Bivouac.com. Retrieved 2013-07-19.
  2. ^ "Capricorn Mountain". BC Geographical Names. Retrieved 2013-07-19.