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Akamina Pass

  • 1783 m (5850ft)
  • Naming History
  • Peaks and Rivers
49.0250N 114.0500W
Province: Alberta/BC
Park: Waterton
Year Named: 1861
Named by: International Boundary Commission
Named for: The name is Indian in origin and means "high bench land." It refers to benches found at the summit of the pass.
Mountain (NW): Mount Rowe
Mountain (SE): Forum Peak
Headwaters (NE): Cameron Creek
Headwaters (SW): Akamina Creek


This pass is the southernmost route across the Continental Divide in the Canadian Rockies.