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Ante Creek

Category : Creek

The name shows as early as 1917 on a federal government map; however, its origin is not known. The noun, ante, refers to the stake put up by a poker player before the cards are drawn. The prefix ante-can mean before, or preceding. Whether there is a connection with any of these meanings is not yet known.

Flows west into Simonette River approximately 84 km south-east of Grande Prairie.

Location Name : Long Lake
National Topographic System (NTS) : 83 K/13
Sub Section | Section | Township | Range | Meridian
Latitude (N) | Longitude (W)
54° 46' N 117° 40' W
The content above is directly derived from :
Place Names of Alberta - Volume IV
Northern Alberta

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