Chetang Ridge

Alberta. Ridge
E of Adolphus Lake
53.1725 N 119.0694 W — Map 083E03 — GoogleGeoHack
Name officially adopted in 1956
Official in Canada

A number of Indian dictionary words have been applied to mountain peaks by modern travellers. The Indian practice, however, is more to describe a physical feature by a sentence than by a word. Such artificial names include the following: Chetang (hawk)…

— Douglas 1919

“Chetang Ridge” is listed at the Indigenous Geographical Names dataset as a word of undetermined language.


  • Douglas, Robert [1881–1930]. “Notes on Mountain Nomenclature.” Canadian Alpine Journal, Vol. 10 (1919):31-35

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