Treadmill Ridge

Alberta-BC boundary. Ridge
Alta-BC boundary, E of head of Moose River
53°12’24″N N 118°53’25” W — Map 083E02 — GoogleGeoHack
Name officially adopted in 1923
Official in BCCanada

A treadmill is a horizontal cylinder made to revolve by persons walking on its periphery. The persons so walking do not get anywhere. The feature was named by the interprovincial boundary survey in 1922.

References:

  • Wheeler, Arthur O., and Cautley, R.W. Report of the Commission appointed to delimit the boundary between the Provinces of Alberta and British Columbia. Part II. 1917 to 1921. From Kicking Horse Pass to Yellowhead Pass.. Ottawa: Office of the Surveyor General, 1924

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