Caledonian Valley

Alberta-BC boundary. Former name: Mackenzie River drainage
Valley of the Miette and Upper Fraser rivers

Athabaska river; the valley of the Miette and Upper Fraser rivers was formerly so called because it was traversed by the Hudson’s Bay Company’s trail to New Caledonia (present British Columbia between latitudes 51° 30′, and 57° 00′); name now obsolete.

References:

  • Canadian Board on Geographical Names. Place-names of Alberta. Published for the Geographic Board by the Department of the Interior. Ottawa: Department of the Interior, 1928. Hathi Trust

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