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Photo: Looking west from the north Waterton boundary ridge toward Newman Peak (courtesy Carl Potter)

Newman Peak

  • 2621 m (8,600ft)
  • Naming History
49.1769N -114.099W
Located at the head of Yarrow Creek; north of Goat Lake

Province: Alberta
Park: Waterton
Headwater: Oldman
Year Named: 1858
Named by: Thomas Blakiston
Named for: Newman, Edward (A well known naturalist, Edward Newman published several books on natural history, plant and bird life, and insects during the mid-nineteenth centrury.)

Photo: Looking northwest to Newman Peak from Blakiston Creek