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Slatechuck Mountain (Kaagan)  British Columbia   #5241
Ranges: Sleeping Beauty

Height: 1018 m -> 3340 feet
Prominence?: 108 m  
Line Parent?: Mount Raymond (1.0 km away, at bearing 10 degrees)
Greater Parent: Mount Raymond (1.0 km away)

Location:   53.26139,-132.23750     53:15:41, -132:14:15   8U 684250 5904909 (9 km W of Queen Charlotte City). NTS Mapsheet: 103.F.08   AreaCode: FN32/CC63
Slatechuck From The North
Slatechuck Mountain, located near Queen Charlotte City is famous for its argillite, a soft slate found nowhere else. It was first quarried in the 1820's by the native Haida people, who carved the argillite into sculptures that have become prized around the world.

Name Notes: The Haida name for this mountain - an important place in Haida culture - is Kaagan.

Trip Reports within 1 km
59 2009.02.27 Sleeping Beauty and Mount Raymond, Haida Gwaii David Campbell


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10 Sleeping Beauty from Skidegate Ferry David Campbell
7 Slatechuck From The North Brian Buick