Big Hill, Québec
Prominence: 169 m, 554 ft
Elevation: 169 meters, 554 feet
True Isolation: 82.24 km, 51.1 mi
|Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)||47° 16' 46'' N, 61° 41' 42'' W|
47.279307, -61.694935 (Dec Deg)
598699 E 5237029 N, Zone 20 (UTM)
|County/Second Level Region||Les Îles-de-la-Madeleine (Highest Point)|
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Total successful ascents logged by registered Peakbagger.com users: 6
Show all viewable ascents/attempts (Total: 6)
Selected Trip Reports from this site:
2004-08-11 by Luc Tremblay
2013-08-06 by Ben Lostracco
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|Ile d'Entree a small all grassland Island (4km long X 2.5km wide) is the only community in the archipelago of Iles-de-la-Madeleine that is not attached by land or bridge. Today the Island is an Anglophone lobster fishing community with approx 126 people.|
The western half, fenced-off with an electrified fence, is home to all the Hills.
The Highest Point on the Iles-de-la-Madeleine, lives up to its name "Big Hill" given by the locals. Most references puts the elevation at 174 meters, however the spot elevation on Quebec's Natural Resources Topographic Map (11N05-200-0102), 1CM = 200M with 10M contours, is given as 169M. All the entered data comes from these Maps.
The BM on the summit embedded in a concrete pedestal reads "Geodetic Survey of Canada", unfortunately without an elevation or reference number.
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