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Canadian Rockies

Index Canadian Rockies

The Canadian Rockies (Rocheuses canadiennes) comprise the Canadian segment of the North American Rocky Mountains. [1]

94 relations: Alaska, Alberta, Alpine Club of Canada, American Cordillera, Arctic Cordillera, Arctic Ocean, Athabasca River, Atlantic Ocean, Banff National Park, Big Hill, Bow River, British Columbia, British Columbia Coast, Canada, Canada–United States border, Canadian French, Canadian Pacific Railway, Canadian Pacific Survey, Canadian Prairies, Canadian Rocky Mountain Parks World Heritage Site, Coast Mountains, Columbia Icefield, Columbia Mountains, Columbia River, Continental divide, Continental Divide of the Americas, Continental Ranges, Ecology of the Rocky Mountains, Encyclopædia Britannica, Field Hill, Fraser River, Front Range, Geology of the Rocky Mountains, Glacier, Gneiss, Granite, Hamber Provincial Park, Hart Ranges, Hudson Bay, Idaho, Igneous rock, Interior Plains, Jasper National Park, Kicking Horse Pass, Kootenay National Park, Kootenay Ranges, Lake O'Hara, Liard River, Limestone, List of spiral tunnels and tunnels on a curved alignment, ..., Mackenzie Mountains, Marias Pass, Metamorphic rock, Monkman Pass, Montana, Mount Assiniboine Provincial Park, Mount Columbia (Canada), Mount Logan, Mount Robson, Mount Robson Provincial Park, Mount Temple (Alberta), Mount Waddington, Mountain range, Mountaineering, Muskwa Ranges, North American Cordillera, North Saskatchewan River, Northern Rocky Mountains, Northwest Territories, Pacific Ocean, Park Ranges, Peace River, Ring of Fire, Ringrose Peak, Rocky Mountain Rangers, Rocky Mountain Trench, Rocky Mountains, Saint Elias Mountains, Scrambling, Sedimentary rock, Sevier orogeny, Shale, Snow Dome (Canada), Tree line, UNESCO, United States, Waterton Lakes National Park, Waterton-Glacier International Peace Park, Western Canada, World Heritage site, Yellowhead Highway, Yellowhead Pass, Yoho National Park, Yukon. Expand index (44 more) »

Alaska

Alaska (Alax̂sxax̂) is a U.S. state located in the northwest extremity of North America.

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Alberta

Alberta is a western province of Canada.

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Alpine Club of Canada

The Alpine Club of Canada (ACC) is an amateur athletic association with its national office in Canmore, Alberta that has been a focal point for Canadian mountaineering since its founding in 1906.

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American Cordillera

The American Cordillera is a chain of mountain ranges (cordilleras) that consists of an almost continuous sequence of mountain ranges that form the western "backbone" of North America, South America and Antarctica.

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Arctic Cordillera

The Arctic Cordillera is a vast, deeply dissected chain of mountain ranges extending along the northeastern flank of the Canadian Arctic Archipelago from Ellesmere Island to the northeasternmost part of the Labrador Peninsula in northern Labrador and northern Quebec, Canada.

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Arctic Ocean

The Arctic Ocean is the smallest and shallowest of the world's five major oceans.

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Athabasca River

The Athabasca River (French: rivière Athabasca) originates from the Columbia Glacier of the Columbia Icefield in Jasper National Park in Alberta, Canada.

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Atlantic Ocean

The Atlantic Ocean is the second largest of the world's oceans with a total area of about.

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Banff National Park

Banff National Park is Canada's oldest national park and was established in 1885.

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Big Hill

The Big Hill on the Canadian Pacific Railway main line in British Columbia, Canada, was the most difficult piece of railway track on the Canadian Pacific Railway's route.

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Bow River

The Bow River is a river in the Canadian province of Alberta.

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British Columbia

British Columbia (BC; Colombie-Britannique) is the westernmost province of Canada, located between the Pacific Ocean and the Rocky Mountains.

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British Columbia Coast

The British Columbia Coast or BC Coast is Canada's western continental coastline on the North Pacific Ocean.

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Canada

Canada is a country located in the northern part of North America.

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Canada–United States border

The Canada–United States border, officially known as the International Boundary, is the longest international border in the world between two countries.

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Canadian French

Canadian French (français canadien) refers to a variety of dialects of the French language generally spoken in Canada.

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Canadian Pacific Railway

The Canadian Pacific Railway (CPR), also known formerly as CP Rail between 1968 and 1996, is a historic Canadian Class I railroad incorporated in 1881.

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Canadian Pacific Survey

The Canadian Pacific Survey or Canadian Pacific Railway Survey comprised many distinct geographical surveys conducted during the 1870s and 1880s, designed to determine the ideal route of the Canadian Pacific Railway.

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Canadian Prairies

The Canadian Prairies is a region in Western Canada, which may correspond to several different definitions, natural or political.

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Canadian Rocky Mountain Parks World Heritage Site

The Canadian Rocky Mountain Parks World Heritage Site is located in the Canadian Rockies.

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Coast Mountains

The Coast Mountains are a major mountain range in the Pacific Coast Ranges of western North America, extending from southwestern Yukon through the Alaska Panhandle and virtually all of the Coast of British Columbia south to the Fraser River.

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Columbia Icefield

The Columbia Icefield is the largest ice field in the Rocky Mountains.

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Columbia Mountains

The Columbia Mountains are a group of mountain ranges along the upper Columbia River in southeastern British Columbia, and also in Montana, Idaho and Washington.

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Columbia River

The Columbia River is the largest river in the Pacific Northwest region of North America.

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Continental divide

A continental divide is a drainage divide on a continent such that the drainage basin on one side of the divide feeds into one ocean or sea, and the basin on the other side either feeds into a different ocean or sea, or else is endorheic, not connected to the open sea.

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Continental Divide of the Americas

The Continental Divide of the Americas (also known as the Great Divide, the Continental Gulf of Division, or merely the Continental Divide) is the principal, and largely mountainous, hydrological divide of the Americas.

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Continental Ranges

The Continental Ranges is a name for a major grouping of mountain ranges in the Rocky Mountains located in eastern British Columbia and western Alberta.

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Ecology of the Rocky Mountains

The ecology of the Rocky Mountains is diverse due to the effects of a variety of environmental factors.

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Encyclopædia Britannica

The Encyclopædia Britannica (Latin for "British Encyclopaedia"), published by Encyclopædia Britannica, Inc., is a general knowledge English-language encyclopaedia.

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Field Hill

Field Hill is a steep portion of the mainline of the Canadian Pacific Railway located near Field, British Columbia.

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Fraser River

The Fraser River is the longest river within British Columbia, Canada, rising at Fraser Pass near Blackrock Mountain in the Rocky Mountains and flowing for, into the Strait of Georgia at the city of Vancouver.

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Front Range

The Front Range is a mountain range of the Southern Rocky Mountains of North America located in the central portion of the U.S. State of Colorado, and southeastern portion of the U.S. State of Wyoming.

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Geology of the Rocky Mountains

The geology of the Rocky Mountains is that of a discontinuous series of mountain ranges with distinct geological origins.

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Glacier

A glacier is a persistent body of dense ice that is constantly moving under its own weight; it forms where the accumulation of snow exceeds its ablation (melting and sublimation) over many years, often centuries.

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Gneiss

Gneiss is a common distributed type of rock formed by high-grade regional metamorphic processes from pre-existing formations that were originally either igneous or sedimentary rocks.

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Granite

Granite is a common type of felsic intrusive igneous rock that is granular and phaneritic in texture.

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Hamber Provincial Park

Hamber Provincial Park is a provincial park in British Columbia, Canada, located at the provincial boundary with Alberta, surrounded on three sides by Jasper National Park.

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Hart Ranges

The Hart Ranges are one of the main geographic subdivisions of the Canadian Rockies and are the main part of the area that is meant by the Northern Rockies, although the much larger Muskwa Ranges to the north are more deserving of that term — but also much more inaccessible and much less visited — and the Northern Rockies are generally also considered to extend at least as far south as Mount Robson, which is in the Continental Ranges.

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Hudson Bay

Hudson Bay (Inuktitut: Kangiqsualuk ilua, baie d'Hudson) (sometimes called Hudson's Bay, usually historically) is a large body of saltwater in northeastern Canada with a surface area of.

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Idaho

Idaho is a state in the northwestern region of the United States.

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Igneous rock

Igneous rock (derived from the Latin word ignis meaning fire), or magmatic rock, is one of the three main rock types, the others being sedimentary and metamorphic.

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Interior Plains

The Interior Plains is a vast physiographic region that spreads across the Laurentian craton of central North America.

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Jasper National Park

Jasper National Park is the largest national park in the Canadian Rockies, spanning.

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Kicking Horse Pass

Kicking Horse Pass (el. 1627 m, 5339 ft) is a high mountain pass across the Continental Divide of the Americas of the Canadian Rockies on the Alberta/British Columbia border, and lying within Yoho and Banff National Parks.

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Kootenay National Park

Kootenay National Park is a national park located in southeastern British Columbia, Canada, and is one component of the Canadian Rocky Mountain Parks World Heritage Site.

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Kootenay Ranges

The Kootenay Ranges, also known as the Western Ranges, are one of the three main subdivisions of the Continental Ranges which comprise the southern half of the Canadian Rockies, the other two subdivisions being the Front Ranges and the Park Ranges (which is the largest of the groupings).

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Lake O'Hara

Lake O'Hara is a lake at an elevation of 2,020m (6627 ft) in the alpine area of Yoho National Park, in the province of British Columbia, on the western side of the Great Divide with the province of Alberta and Banff National Park to the east.

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Liard River

The Liard River flows through Yukon, British Columbia and the Northwest Territories, Canada.

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Limestone

Limestone is a sedimentary rock, composed mainly of skeletal fragments of marine organisms such as coral, forams and molluscs.

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List of spiral tunnels and tunnels on a curved alignment

Lists of spiral (helicoidal) tunnels and tunnels on a curved alignment on roads and railway lines worldwide.

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Mackenzie Mountains

The Mackenzie Mountains are a mountain range forming part of the Yukon-Northwest Territories boundary between the Liard and Peel rivers.

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Marias Pass

Marias Pass (el. 5213 ft/1589 m) is a high mountain pass near Glacier National Park in northwestern Montana in the United States.

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Metamorphic rock

Metamorphic rocks arise from the transformation of existing rock types, in a process called metamorphism, which means "change in form".

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Monkman Pass

Monkman Pass, in the Canadian Rockies, is located southwest of Tumbler Ridge and northeast of Hansard.

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Montana

Montana is a state in the Northwestern United States.

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Mount Assiniboine Provincial Park

Mount Assiniboine Provincial Park is a provincial park in British Columbia, Canada, located around Mount Assiniboine.

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Mount Columbia (Canada)

Mount Columbia is the highest point in Alberta, Canada.

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Mount Logan

Mount Logan is the highest mountain in Canada and the second-highest peak in North America, after Denali.

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Mount Robson

Mount Robson is the most prominent mountain in North America's Rocky Mountain range; it is also the highest point in the Canadian Rockies.

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Mount Robson Provincial Park

Mount Robson Provincial Park is a vast provincial park in the Canadian Rockies with an area of 2,249 km².

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Mount Temple (Alberta)

Mount Temple is a mountain in Banff National Park of the Canadian Rockies of Alberta, Canada.

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Mount Waddington

Mount Waddington, once known as Mystery Mountain, is the highest peak in the Coast Mountains of British Columbia, Canada.

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Mountain range

A mountain range or hill range is a series of mountains or hills ranged in a line and connected by high ground.

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Mountaineering

Mountaineering is the sport of mountain climbing.

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Muskwa Ranges

The Muskwa Ranges are a group of mountain ranges in northern British Columbia, Canada.

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North American Cordillera

The North American Cordillera is the North American portion of the American Cordillera which is a mountain chain (cordillera) along the western side of the Americas.

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North Saskatchewan River

The North Saskatchewan River is a glacier-fed river that flows from the Canadian Rockies continental divide east to central Saskatchewan, where it joins with another major river to make up the Saskatchewan River.

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Northern Rocky Mountains

The Northern Rocky Mountains, usually referred to as the Northern Rockies, are a subdivision of the Canadian Rockies comprising the northern half of the Canadian segment of the Rocky Mountains.

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Northwest Territories

The Northwest Territories (NT or NWT; French: les Territoires du Nord-Ouest, TNO; Athabaskan languages: Denendeh; Inuinnaqtun: Nunatsiaq; Inuktitut: ᓄᓇᑦᓯᐊᖅ) is a federal territory of Canada.

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Pacific Ocean

The Pacific Ocean is the largest and deepest of Earth's oceanic divisions.

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Park Ranges

The Park Ranges, also known as the Main Ranges, are a group of mountain ranges in the Canadian Rockies of eastern British Columbia and western Alberta, Canada.

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Peace River

The Peace River (French: rivière de la Paix) is a -long river in Canada that originates in the Rocky Mountains of northern British Columbia and flows to the northeast through northern Alberta.

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Ring of Fire

The Ring of Fire is a major area in the basin of the Pacific Ocean where many earthquakes and volcanic eruptions occur.

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Ringrose Peak

Ringrose Peak is a mountain on the Alberta—British Columbia border, in Canada.

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Rocky Mountain Rangers

The Rocky Mountain Rangers is a Primary Reserve infantry regiment of the Canadian Army.

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Rocky Mountain Trench

The Rocky Mountain Trench, also known as The Valley of a Thousand Peaks or simply the Trench, is a large valley in the northern part of the Rocky Mountains.

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Rocky Mountains

The Rocky Mountains, also known as the Rockies, are a major mountain range in western North America.

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Saint Elias Mountains

The Saint Elias Mountains (Chaîne Saint-Élie) are a subgroup of the Pacific Coast Ranges, located in southeastern Alaska in the United States, Southwestern Yukon and the very far northwestern part of British Columbia in Canada.

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Scrambling

Scrambling (also known as alpine scrambling) is "a walk up steep terrain involving the use of one's hands".

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Sedimentary rock

Sedimentary rocks are types of rock that are formed by the deposition and subsequent cementation of that material at the Earth's surface and within bodies of water.

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Sevier orogeny

The Sevier orogeny was a mountain-building event that affected western North America from Canada to the north to Mexico to the south.

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Shale

Shale is a fine-grained, clastic sedimentary rock composed of mud that is a mix of flakes of clay minerals and tiny fragments (silt-sized particles) of other minerals, especially quartz and calcite.

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Snow Dome (Canada)

Snow Dome is a mountain located on the Continental Divide in the Columbia Icefield, where the boundary of Banff National Park and Jasper National Park meets the border of Alberta and British Columbia in Canada.

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Tree line

The tree line is the edge of the habitat at which trees are capable of growing.

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UNESCO

The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO; Organisation des Nations unies pour l'éducation, la science et la culture) is a specialized agency of the United Nations (UN) based in Paris.

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United States

The United States of America (USA), commonly known as the United States (U.S.) or America, is a federal republic composed of 50 states, a federal district, five major self-governing territories, and various possessions.

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Waterton Lakes National Park

Waterton Lakes National Park is a national park located in the southwest corner of Alberta, Canada, and borders Glacier National Park in Montana, United States.

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Waterton-Glacier International Peace Park

The Waterton-Glacier International Peace Park is the union of the Waterton Lakes National Park in Canada and the Glacier National Park in the United States.

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Western Canada

Western Canada, also referred to as the Western provinces and more commonly known as the West, is a region of Canada that includes the four provinces of Alberta, British Columbia, Manitoba and Saskatchewan.

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World Heritage site

A World Heritage site is a landmark or area which is selected by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) as having cultural, historical, scientific or other form of significance, and is legally protected by international treaties.

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Yellowhead Highway

The Yellowhead Highway (Route Yellowhead) is a major interprovincial highway in Western Canada that runs from Winnipeg to Graham Island off the coast of British Columbia via Saskatoon and Edmonton.

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Yellowhead Pass

The Yellowhead Pass is a mountain pass across the Continental Divide of the Americas in the Canadian Rockies.

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Yoho National Park

Yoho National Park is located in the Canadian Rocky Mountains along the western slope of the Continental Divide of the Americas in southeastern British Columbia.

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Yukon

Yukon (also commonly called the Yukon) is the smallest and westernmost of Canada's three federal territories (the other two are the Northwest Territories and Nunavut).

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Canadian_Rockies

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