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Long Range Mountains
Parent Area: Newfoundland
 

Area: 21028 sq km. Location: The Long Range Mountains are located on the west coast of the island of Newfoundland stretching from Port-aux-Basques in the south to near St. Anthony in the north, a distance of approximately 450 kilometres. Terrain: The range contains some of the oldest rocks on the island of Newfoundland and some of the most unusual geological features in the world. The Tablelands in Gros Morne National Park is a UNESCO World Heritage Site because of its unique geology. The Long Range Mountains are the remnants of an ancient mountain chain that was once as high as the Rockies in western Canada. But being much older, they have been eroded by rivers, oceans and repeated glaciations. Today, the Long Range Mountains range in height from 300 to 800 metres above sea level. Their rounded edges, flattened tops and low elevation combine to make them look old. Although the Long Range Mountains are not high, it is not uncommon to see snow remaining in the hallows near the tops late into the summer.

Top Trips
Climb of Gros Morne in Winter Len Zedel
Long Range Traverse Fred Touche

Top Photos
Gros Morne in Winter Len Zedel
Tablelands Panorama Lee Lau
Old Crow as Seen from James Callaghan Trail Len Zedel
Western Brook Hill, Gros Morne David Campbell
Tablelands from the Coast off Woody Point Lee Lau
Gros Morne Mountain, Newfoundland David Wasserman
Climbing down from Gros Morne and Looking into Bonne Bay Lee Lau
The MoHo of the Tablelands Lee Lau
Tablelands, Gros Morne David Campbell
Gros Morne Shrouded in Clouds Lee Lau
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