Mount Maccarib

Alberta. Mount
E of Amethyst Lakes
52.7044 N 118.2003 W — Map 083D09 — GoogleGeoHack
Name officially adopted in 1928
Official in Canada

Mountain, pass and creek, from Quinnipiac for “caribou.” Caribou were seen below the peak in 1916.

The Quinnipiac were a historical Indigenous people of the Northeastern Woodlands. They lived in present-day Connecticut, along the Quinnipiac River. Their primary village, also called Quinnipiac, was where New Haven, Connecticut is today.


  • Holmgren, Eric J., and Holmgren, Patricia M. Over 2,000 place names of Alberta. Saskatoon, Saskatchewan: Modern Press, 1973. Internet Archive

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