Canadian Rockies

Canadian Rockies

The Canadian Rockies (French Rocheuses canadiennes) are a mountain range in western Canada, which is part of the Pacific Cordilleras. The highest point is Mount Robson (3954 m), the lowest is the Liard River (305 m).

The Canadian Rockies stretch from north to south for 603 km within Canada, covering an area of 93 409 km². The Canadian Rockies are composed of layered sedimentary rocks such as limestone and shale. The Canadian Rockies are geologically younger than the American Rockies. Five national parks are located in the Canadian Rockies: Banff, Yoho, Waterton Lakes, Jasper and Kootenay. Vegetation – mainly forests, mountain-taiga in the north and pine in the south.


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