Lake Louise, Alberta — The Canadian Prairies
Parting of the Waters
Le Partage des Eaux
How many creeks do you know of that split, with each fork reaching a separate ocean, 4500 km apart. Here, Divide Creek forks on the boundary between Pacific and Atlantic watersheds, commonly called the Great Divide. Water in the left fork will flow into the Pacific Ocean. Water in the right fork will flow into the Atlantic Ocean.
Location. Marker is missing. It was located near 51° 25.441′ N, 116° 10.748′ W. Marker was in Lake Louise, Alberta. Marker could be reached from Lake Louise Drive north of Sentinel Road. Touch for map. Marker was in this post office area: Lake Louise, Alberta T0L 1E0, Canada. Touch for directions.
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).
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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 514 times since then and 12 times this year. Photo 1. submitted on November 27, 2013, by Tom Fuchs of Greenbelt, Maryland.
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