Columbia Icefield Alberta, Canada

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Creator Rowed & O'Neill Ltd., Jasper, Alberta, Canada. Made in Canada. Dexter Color Canada, Ltd., Cornwall, Ont. Photo: Harry Rowed.
Title Columbia Icefield Alberta, Canada
Identifier pc_1807
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Document source From Alison Jackson Estate Dec 21, 2001
Notes Jasper, Alberta
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Calgary Public Library, Central Library, Local History Room
Postcards from the Past
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Contributor Calgary Public Library
Description Printed verso: "Columbia Icefield, only 60 miles from Jasper town and skirted by the famous Jasper-Banff highway, is the greatest accumulation of snow and ice in the Canadian Rockies. Its great peaks rise to higher than 12,000 feet above sea level and form a tri-oceanic water shed and the hydrographic apex of the contenent. The photograph shows the Athabasca Glacier, a major headwater of the Athabasca River and the Mackenzie River system which empties into the Arctic Ocean.
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