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Vancouver Island

Range TypeIsland
Highest PointGolden Hinde (2195 m/7201 ft)
CountriesCanada
States/ProvincesBritish Columbia
Area32,569 sq km / 12,575 sq mi
Area may include lowland areas
Extent285 km / 177 mi North-South
392 km / 244 mi East-West
Center Lat/Long49° 36' N; 125° 51' W
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Map of Vancouver Island
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Other Ranges: To go to pages for other ranges either click on the map above, or on range names in the hierarchy snapshot below, which show the parent, siblings, and children of the Vancouver Island.
Northwest Coast IslandsLevel 3 (Parent)
         Alexander ArchipelagoLevel 4 (Sibling)
         Queen Charlotte IslandsLevel 4 (Sibling)
         North B.C. Coast IslandsLevel 4 (Sibling)
         Vancouver IslandLevel 4
         Inside Passage IslandsLevel 4 (Sibling)



Major Peaks of the Vancouver Island

Ten Highest Peaks
RankPeak NamemftRange5
1.Golden Hinde21957201 
2.Elkhorn Mountain21947198 
3.Victoria Peak21597083 
4.Mount Albert Edward20936867 
5.Kings Peak20616762 
6.Rees Ridge20456709 
7.The Red Pillar20346673 
8.Mount Harmston20096591 
9.Argus Mountain19946542 
10.Alexandra Peak19836506 
Sub-peaks are excluded from this list. List may not be complete, since only summits in the PBC Database are included.



Photos of Peaks in the Vancouver Island

Golden Hinde
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The south side of Golden Hinde. We turned back on this one after failing to find the route (2005-08-02). Photo by Richard Carey.
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Hkusam Mountain
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Mt. H'kusam summit portion, viewed from the high pass. It is necessary to drop down into the valley and then hike up the drainage in order to climb the summit block. Photo by Jan Triska.
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Mount Cokely
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Terrain in the summit section of Mount Cokely. Note the tracks across the snowfield - it was a heavy snow cover in the 2011 season.- Views towards Georgia Strait, Beaufort Mountains and Denman and Hornby Islands (2011-06-15). Photo by Jan Triska.
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