Jackpine River

Alberta. River: Smoky River drainage
Headwaters at Chown Glacier
53°41’12″N N 119°25’7″ W — Map 083E11 — GoogleGeoHack
Earliest known reference to this name is 1912 (Wilkins).
Name officially adopted in 1928
Official in Canada

Jackpine River is shown on Donald “Curly” Phillips’s map of the area north and west of Mount Robson. Bert Wilkins mentions that Phillips trapped along the Jackpine in 1912.

References:

  • Wilkins, Bert. Jasper: Jasper Yellowhead Archives. “What Curlie told me regarding his climb of Mt. Robson” (1909).

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