Lyell Group

Range TypeArea dominanted by a single large peak
Highest PointMount Lyell (3498 m/11,476 ft)
States/ProvincesAlberta (61%), British Columbia (39%)
(numbers are approximate percentage of range area)
Area509 sq km / 197 sq mi
Area may include lowland areas
Extent31 km / 19 mi North-South
38 km / 24 mi East-West
Center Lat/Long51° 56' N; 117° 2' W
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Map of Lyell Group
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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 Lyell Group.
Central IcefieldsLevel 5 (Parent)
         Alexandra GroupLevel 6 (Sibling)
         Lyell GroupLevel 6
         Forbes GroupLevel 6 (Sibling)

Major Peaks of the Lyell Group

Ten Highest Peaks
RankPeak NamemftRange6
1.Mount Lyell349811,476Lyell Group
2.Rostrum Peak328410,774Lyell Group
3.Mount Amery3280+10,761+Lyell Group
4.Mount Erasmus326510,711Lyell Group
5.Monchy Mountain3200+10,499+Lyell Group
6.Sullivan Peak30229915Lyell Group
7.Arctomys Peak28049199Lyell Group
8.Survey Peak2652+8700+Lyell Group
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 Lyell Group

Mount Amery
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Early morning sunlight on Mount Amery after an overnight snowfall. This view is from Highway 93, the Icefields Parkway (2008-08-30). Photo by Ronald James.
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