Joy Range
Highest point
Elevation1,802 m (5,912 ft) Edit this on Wikidata
Coordinates79°15′07″N 87°19′58″W / 79.25194°N 87.33278°W / 79.25194; -87.33278Coordinates: 79°15′07″N 87°19′58″W / 79.25194°N 87.33278°W / 79.25194; -87.33278
Geography
CountryCanada
RegionNunavut
Parent rangeArctic Cordillera

The Joy Range is a mountain range of the Arctic Cordillera.[1]

Geography

The range is one of the northernmost mountain ranges in the world, along with the nearby Princess Margaret Range. It is located on southeastern Axel Heiberg Island, in Nunavut, Canada, North America.[1]

History

The range is named after Alfred Herbert Joy, who is best known for a remarkable 2,900 km (1,802 mi) patrol by dogsled across the heart of the Queen Elizabeth Islands in 1929.[1]

See also

References

  1. ^ a b c Harington, C. R. (n.d.). A.H. Joy (1887-1932). In Arctic Profiles, pp 558-559. Retrieved from http://pubs.aina.ucalgary.ca/arctic/Arctic35-4-558.pdf.