Torngat Mountains


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Torngat Mountains,

N Labrador, N.L., Canada, northernmost range of the Laurentian Plateau, between the Atlantic coast and the Quebec border, extending c.120 mi (190 km) north-south and rising to 5,160 ft (1,573 m) in Cirque Mt.
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Torngat Mountains

 

a mountain massif in the northeastern part of Labrador, Canada. The mountains constitute a greatly elevated region of the Laurentian Upland, rising to a maximum elevation of 1,676 m. They are composed of ancient crystalline rocks and are deeply cut by trough valleys. The vegetation includes arctic and typical tundra species.

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