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Piccolo Summit

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Topo map  NTS 92J/02
Elevation  2,043 m
Province  British Columbia
Age of rock  Late Cretaceous
Mountain type  Volcanic
Prominence  73 m
Mountain range  Fitzsimmons Range
Parent range  Fitzsimmons Range
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Location  British Columbia, Canada
Similar  Fissile Peak, The Spearhead, Whistler Mountain, Wedge Mountain, The Black Tusk

Piccolo Summit is a summit in the Fitzsimmons Range of the Garibaldi Ranges of the Pacific Ranges in southwestern British Columbia, Canada. It is located on the north side of Cheakamus Lake just southeast of the town of Whistler in Garibaldi Provincial Park. The mountain is the highest point of a group of hills called the Musical Bumps.

Map of Piccolo Summit, Whistler, BC, Canada

In 2004, volcanologist Jack Souther of the Geological Survey of Canada convinced that Piccolo Summit is composed of lava flows that erupted from a volcano about 100 million years ago during the Late Cretaceous period. Nearby Whistler Mountain is composed of lava flows and nearby Flute Summit is a subvolcanic intrusion that was formed during the same period.

References

Piccolo Summit Wikipedia


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