The Laurentian Mountains in the Hautes-Gorges Quebec national park, Charlevoix, Quebec, Canada.
|Highest point||Mont Raoul Blanchard|
|- elevation||3,825 ft (1,166 m)|
The Laurentian Mountains (French: Laurentides) are a mountain range in southern Quebec, Canada, north of the St. Lawrence River and Ottawa River, rising to a highest point of 1166 metres (3,825 feet) at Mont Raoul Blanchard, north east of Quebec City in the Réserve Faunique des Laurentides. Country to "Dominion of Canada" or "Canadian Federation" or anything else please read the Talk Page Quebec (kwɨˈbɛk A foot (plural feet or foot; symbol or abbreviation ft or sometimes &prime – the prime symbol) is a non-SI unit The metre or meter is a unit of Length. It is the basic unit of Length in the Metric system and in the International The Grenville orogeny was an episode of mountain-building ( Orogeny) associated with the assembly of the ancient Supercontinent Rodinia. The Tonian (from Greek tonas, "stretch" is the first Geologic period in the Neoproterozoic Era and lasted from A mountain range is a chain of Mountains bordered by highlands or separated from other mountains by passes or valleys Quebec (kwɨˈbɛk Country to "Dominion of Canada" or "Canadian Federation" or anything else please read the Talk Page Saint Lawrence River (in French: fleuve Saint-Laurent; Kahnawáˀkye in Tuscarora, Kaniatarowanenneh meaning big waterway This is about the river in Canada For other uses see Ottawa River (disambiguation. The metre or meter is a unit of Length. It is the basic unit of Length in the Metric system and in the International A foot (plural feet or foot; symbol or abbreviation ft or sometimes &prime – the prime symbol) is a non-SI unit The Gatineau, L'Assomption, Lièvre, Montmorency, Nord and St. Maurice rivers are sourced from lakes in this mountain range. The Gatineau River is a River in western Quebec, Canada which rises in lakes north of the Baskatong Reservoir and flows south to join the Ottawa The Assomption River (in French Rivière l'Assomption, named after the Assumption of Mary) is the most important waterway in the Lanaudière region of The du Lièvre River ( Rivière du Lièvre in French) is a river in western Quebec which flows south from the Mitchinamécus reservoir and empties into the The Montmorency Falls form a large Waterfall in Quebec, Canada, located near Quebec City. Rivière du Nord may refer to Streams Rivière du Nord (Quebec Rivière du Nord (New Brunswick Communities The Saint-Maurice River is a River in central Quebec which flows south from Gouin Reservoir to empty into the Saint Lawrence River at
As a part of the Canadian (Precambrian) Shield, the Laurentians are a part of the same geologic formation as the Adirondack Mountains in New York State, although the Adirondacks are sometimes mistakenly included with the Appalachian Mountains. The Adirondack Mountains are a Mountain range located in the northeastern part of New York, that runs through Clinton, Essex, Franklin New York ( is a state in the Mid-Atlantic and Northeastern regions of the United States and is the nation's third most populous The Appalachian Mountains ( often called the Appalachians, are a vast system of mountains in eastern North America.
Note that although one of Quebec's official regions is called Laurentides, the mountain range runs through four other regions; Capitale-Nationale, Outaouais, Lanaudière, and Mauricie. The Laurentians ( Laurentides) is a region of Quebec. While it is often called the Laurentians in English the region includes only part of the Laurentian mountains Capitale-Nationale is one of 17 administrative regions of Quebec, Canada. Outaouais is a region of western Quebec, Canada. It includes the cities of Gatineau (Hull Aylmer Montebello Pontiac and Maniwaki and is located on Lanaudière is one of the seventeen administrative regions of Quebec, situated immediately to the northeast of Montreal. Mauricie is a traditional and current administrative region of Quebec. The foothills of the Laurentian range extend into Northeastern Ontario, particularly towards Bonnechere, Ontario as the Laurentian Highlands, Madawaska Highlands, a range of hills near the Madawaska River and Opeongo Lake, and the Opeongo Hills (another range of high hills, near Round Lake) in Ontario near the town of Combermere. Cities and towns Northeastern Ontario has six cities They are Greater Sudbury, Sault Ste The Laurentian Upland (or Laurentian Highlands) is a physiographic province which when referred to as the "Laurentian Region" is recognized by Natural The Opeongo Hills (sometimes called the Opeongo Mountains and the Madawaska Highlands, particularly for the eastern-most hills are a range of hills in Southern The Madawaska River is a River in Ontario, Canada. The river is long Opeongo Lake is a Lake in Nipissing District Ontario, the largest Lake in Algonquin Park. The Opeongo Hills (sometimes called the Opeongo Mountains and the Madawaska Highlands, particularly for the eastern-most hills are a range of hills in Southern Round Lake is a Lake located in Renfrew County, Ontario, Canada. Combermere is a village located along the Madawaska River in South-Eastern Ontario, Canada.
The Laurentian Mountain range is one of the oldest mountain ranges in the world. It contains rocks deposited during Cambrian time, 540 million years ago. The Cambrian is a geologic period and system that began about Ma (million years ago at the end of the Proterozoic eon and ended about Ma with . Laurentian are the central part of the Grenville orogeny 1100-1000 mya (million years) ago. The Grenville orogeny was an episode of mountain-building ( Orogeny) associated with the assembly of the ancient Supercontinent Rodinia.