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Prior to 1913 the Alberta-British Columbia boundary was defined by the divide or watershed of the Rocky Mountains. The discovery of valuable coal deposits and the availability of marketable timber and the incursion of railroads and roads required …
How many creeks do you know of that split, with each fork reaching a separate ocean, 4500 km apart.Here, Divide Creek forks on the boundary between Pacific and Atlantic watersheds, commonly called the Great Divide.Water in the left fork will flow …
Erected in honor of Sir James Hector K. C. M. C. Geologist and explorer to the Palliser Expedition of 1857 - 1860 by his friends in Canada, the United States & England. One of the earliest scientists to explore the Canadian Rocky Mountains. He dis…