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Torngat Mountains

Range TypeMountain range with well-recognized name
Highest PointMount Caubvick (1652 m/5420 ft)
CountriesCanada
States/ProvincesQuébec (56%), Newfoundland (43%), Nunavut (1%)
(numbers are approximate percentage of range area)
Area30,470 sq km / 11,765 sq mi
Area may include lowland areas
Extent316 km / 196 mi North-South
210 km / 130 mi East-West
Center Lat/Long59° 11' N; 64° 20' W
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Map of Torngat Mountains
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Note: Range borders shown on map are an approximation and are not authoritative.
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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 Torngat Mountains.
Canadian ShieldLevel 3 (Parent)
         Canadian Arctic ShoresLevel 4 (Sibling)
         North-Central Canadian ShieldLevel 4 (Sibling)
         Northern OntarioLevel 4 (Sibling)
         Northern QuebecLevel 4 (Sibling)
         Torngat MountainsLevel 4
                 North Interior TorngatsLevel 5 (Child)
                 South Interior TorngatsLevel 5 (Child)
                 Coastal TorngatsLevel 5 (Child)
         Central and South LabradorLevel 4 (Sibling)
         Laurentian MountainsLevel 4 (Sibling)
         Adirondack MountainsLevel 4 (Sibling)



Major Peaks of the Torngat Mountains

Ten Highest Peaks
RankPeak NamemftRange5
1.Mount Caubvick16525420South Interior Torngats
2.Torngarsoak Mountain15955232South Interior Torngats
3.Cirque Mountain15685144Coastal Torngats
4.Peak 5100 Map 24I161554+5100+South Interior Torngats
5.Peak 507415475074South Interior Torngats
6.Mount Erhart15395049South Interior Torngats
7.Jens Haven15315023South Interior Torngats
8.Peak 5000 Map 24P11524+5000+North Interior Torngats
9.Peak 5000 Map 24I161524+5000+South Interior Torngats
10.Innuit Mountain15094951North Interior Torngats
Sub-peaks are excluded from this list. List may not be complete, since only summits in the PBC Database are included.
Child Range High Points
RankPeak NamemftRange5
1.Mount Caubvick16525420South Interior Torngats
2.Cirque Mountain15685144Coastal Torngats
3.Peak 5000 Map 24P11524+5000+North Interior Torngats



Photos of Peaks in the Torngat Mountains

Mount Caubvick

The summit pyramid of Mount Caubvick/D'Iberville, with the Koroc Ridge to the left and the Minaret Ridge to the right (2004-08-08).
Mont D'Iberville

At lower right, in the foreground, is the cairn for Mont D'Iberville; in the upper left is the Mount Caubvick cairn, about 30 feet away (2004-08-08).
Mount Caubvick-North Peak

North Caubvick (left) and Mount Caubvick (right) rise in the distance, from Peak 3992 several miles east (2004-08).
Minaret Ridge

The blocky talus of the south central ridge of Mount Caubvick leads to the Minaret Ridge false summit (2004-08).
Mount Erhart

The twin summits of Mount Erhart (Margaret Toth), as seen from high on Mount Caubvick to the south (2004-08).
Mount Barnes-Pauzé

The broad dome of Peak 4824 (Mount Barnes-Pauze) as seen from Peak 3992 across the valley (2004-08-11).
Mount Goetze
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The view east from the summit of Mount Goetze over the Bears's Gut fjord to the Atlantic (1975). Photo by Michael Adler.
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