|Elevation||2,773 m (9,098 ft) |
|Prominence||1,663 m (5,456 ft) |
|Location||Northwest Territories, Canada|
|Parent range||Backbone Ranges in the Mackenzie Mountains|
|Topo map||NTS 95E/13|
|First ascent||July 29, 1965 by William J. Buckingham, Lewis J. Surdam|
|Easiest route||North Wall|
Mount Nirvana, at 2,773 m (9,098 ft) is the unofficial name of the highest mountain in the Northwest Territories, Canada. Currently the Canadian government is working to officially recognize the name Thunder Mountain, reflecting the local Deh Cho first nation name for the mountain. Today, the name Mt. Nirvana is commonly depicted in alpine literature.
Mount Nirvana is part of Nahanni National Park Reserve, the largest national park in the Northwest Territories.
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- Principal heights by range or region Archived 2008-06-21 at the Wayback Machine from Statistics Canada