Miette Hill

Alberta-BC boundary. Hill
Alta-BC boundary, E of Yellowhead Lake
52°51’00” N 118°23’00” W — Map 83D/16 — GoogleGeoHack
Name officially adopted in 1951. Official in BCCanada

Miette Hill drains into Clairvaux Creek on the Alberta side of the boundary. Clairvaux Creek is a tributary of Miette River in the Athabasca River drainage. The Miette River, as well as various other geological features in Jasper National Park, are named after the Cree language word for bighorn sheep.

References:

  • McEvoy, James [1862–1935]. “Map Showing Yellowhead Pass Route From Edmonton To Tête-Jaune Cache.” (1900). Natural Resources Canada
  • Karamitsanis, Aphrodite [1961-]. Place names of Alberta: Mountains, mountain parks and foothills. Calgary: University of Calgary Press, 1991
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