King Mountain, Gatineau Park, Gatineau, Quebec
Posted by: bluelamb03
N 45° 29.362 W 075° 51.726
18T E 432634 N 5037676
Quick Description: A high point in the Eardley Escarpment where you can look south over the entire Ottawa Valley. At the top is a stone monument commemorating the first Geodetic Survey triangulation station in Canada, 692203 - QUEEN.
Location: Quebec, Canada
Date Posted: 5/30/2011 1:29:52 PM
Waymark Code: WMBKMH
King Mountain is one of the highest points in Gatineau Park, and the southern slopes are part of the Eardley Escarpment which is the northern wall of the Ottawa-Bonnechere Graben.
Despite the steep slopes it is very popular with visitors to the park because of the proximity to Ottawa/Gatineau and the well maintained trails.
At the top of mountain is a large stone cairn commemorating the first Geodetic Survey triangulation station in Canada, 692203 - QUEEN, and the metal tripod with the benchmark beneath it is not far away.
Altitude in Feet: 1115
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