E of Amethyst Lakes
52.7044 N 118.2003 W — Map 083D09 — Google — GeoHack
Name officially adopted in 1928
Official in Canada
Boundary Commission Sheet 28 (surveyed in 1921)
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