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Saskatchewan Crossing

Banff National Park, Canada

Three rivers converge here:
* the Mistaya River from the south - "mistaya" is Stoney for "much wind"
* the Howse River from the west - this was the route used in 1807 by fur trader and explorer David Thompson to cross the Great Divide
* the North Saskatchewan from the north - arising in the Columbia Icefield and emptying into Lake Winnipeg,
This extensive river corridor provided a major east-west link across Canada for over 100 years.

Olympus C-4100Z ,circular polarizer

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Guest 31-Dec-2004 04:35
Beautiful Image, Gary
Katie Chew03-Dec-2004 16:15
Karen Stuebing03-Dec-2004 11:02
You live in the most beautiful place. This is just wonderful. I like snow but I expect you get more than I'd like to deal with. :)
Shmuel Halevi03-Dec-2004 09:32
A river of milk... unbelievable!
Argishti Khachik03-Dec-2004 09:08
Wonderful!! WOW!
Guest 03-Dec-2004 07:37
This is breathtaking, makes me feel as if I am almost there....
Guest 03-Dec-2004 06:40
Absolutely amazing!