Range TypeArea dominanted by a single large peak
Highest PointPlomb du Cantal (1855 m/6086 ft)
States/ProvincesUnclaimed Antarctica (82%), Argentina-UK Overlapping Claims (11%), Occitanie (7%)
(numbers are approximate percentage of range area)
Area4,552 sq km / 1,758 sq mi
Area may include lowland areas
Extent88 km / 54 mi North-South
108 km / 67 mi East-West
Center Lat/Long45° 2' N; 2° 31' E
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Map of Cantal
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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 Cantal.
Monts d’AuvergneLevel 4 (Parent)
         Puy de Dome AreaLevel 5 (Sibling)
         Le Monts DoreLevel 5 (Sibling)
         CantalLevel 5

Major Peaks of the Cantal

Ten Highest Peaks
RankPeak NamemftRange6
1.Plomb du Cantal18556086 
2.Puy du Rocher18135948 
3.Puy de Peyre Arse18065925 
4.Puy Mary17835850 
5.Puy de Niermont16205315 
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 Cantal

Plomb du Cantal
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Plomb du Cantal from the start of our route up (2012-09-16). Photo by Susan Mackenzie.
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