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Nova Scotia County High Points

RankCountyPeak Elev-M Range (Level 5)Ascents
1.VictoriaWhite Hill533Cape Breton Highlands13
2.InvernessWestern Barren532Cape Breton Highlands2
3.CumberlandHart Peak365Cobequid Highlands6
4.ColchesterNuttby Mountain360Cobequid Highlands11
5.PictouDalhousie Mountain340Cobequid Highlands3
6.AntigonishEigg Mountain321Peninsular Nova Scotia4
7.KingsKings County High Point289Peninsular Nova Scotia2
8.LunenburgSalmontail Lake Peak277Peninsular Nova Scotia2
9.AnnapolisEast Paradise Lake Hill270Peninsular Nova Scotia2
 Annapolis or Hiram Layte Hill270Peninsular Nova Scotia1
10.HantsPeak 265265Peninsular Nova Scotia1
 Hants or Hill 263263Peninsular Nova Scotia0
11.HalifaxHalifax County High Point242Peninsular Nova Scotia1
12.GuysboroughGuysborough County High Point241Peninsular Nova Scotia3
13.Cape BretonBlueberry Barren240Cape Breton Highlands3
14.DigbyDigby County High Point212Peninsular Nova Scotia1
15.QueensTupper Lake Peak207Peninsular Nova Scotia1
16.YarmouthMcCoys Ridge205Peninsular Nova Scotia0
17.RichmondCampbells Mountain197Cape Breton Highlands2
18.ShelburneShelburne County High Point165Peninsular Nova Scotia0

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List Description

This list is a work in progress. Some of the high points in southern and western Nova Scotia are still uncertain, due to relatively flat terrain and lack of detailed topographic maps.


Thanks to Marc Moisan of Annapolis County, and Ken Heaton of Sydney, who helped track down the locations of some of these high points. Also, thanks to noted high-point researcher David Olson, who reviewed an early version of this list.


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