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Beavertail Creek

Category : Creek

Officially named in 1947 at the suggestion of a survey party, for the beaver found on this creek. In 1909, when the Dominion Lands Survey came through the area, the surveyor listed no name for the creek. When the federal government map of 1917 was published, the creek was called Alex Creek.

Flows north-east into Beaverlodge River approximately 50 km north-west of Grande Prairie.

Location Name : Hythe
National Topographic System (NTS) : 83 M/5
Sub Section | Section | Township | Range | Meridian
Latitude (N) | Longitude (W)
55° 20' N 119° 37' W
The content above is directly derived from :
Place Names of Alberta - Volume IV
Northern Alberta

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