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Poboktan Pass

  • 2454 m (8050ft)
  • Naming History
  • Peaks and Rivers
52.3777N 117.2041W
Province: Alberta
Park: Jasper
Year Named: 1892
Named by: Arthur Coleman
Named for: Poboktan is the native word for owl.
Mountain (NW):
Mountain (SE): Waterfall Peaks
Headwaters (NE): Poboktan Creek
Headwaters (SW): Jonas Creek

Arthur Coleman named the pass, ""from the big owls that blinked at us from the spruce trees."