Lake Louise, Alberta — The Canadian Prairies
Canadian Paciﬁc Railway Stone Monument
Erected in honor of Sir James Hector K. C. M. C. Geologist and explorer to the Palliser Expedition of 1857 - 1860 by his friends in Canada, the United States & England. One of the earliest scientists to explore the Canadian Rocky Mountains. He discovered the Kicking Horse Pass through which the Canadian Pacific Railway now runs from the Atlantic to the Pacific ocean.
Location. Marker is missing. It was located near 51° 25.441′ N, 116° 10.748′ W. Marker was in Lake Louise, Alberta. Marker was on Lake Louise Drive just north of Sentinel Road. Touch for map. Marker was in this post office area: Lake Louise, Alberta T0L 1E0, Canada.
Other nearby markers. At least 3 other markers are within 8 kilometers of this location, measured as the crow flies. Lake Louise-Welcome (about 240 meters away, measured in a direct line); Chateau Lake Louise (approx. 2.7 kilometers away); Kicking Horse Pass (approx. 8.2 kilometers away in British Columbia).
Categories. • Exploration • Railroads & Streetcars •
Credits. This page was last revised on October 11, 2017. This page originally submitted on November 27, 2013, by Tom Fuchs of Greenbelt, Maryland. This page has been viewed 523 times since then. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on November 27, 2013, by Tom Fuchs of Greenbelt, Maryland. 3. submitted on November 28, 2013, by Tom Fuchs of Greenbelt, Maryland.