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Index of Places in Alberta
Named After/By Land Surveyors

 

 
Inkster Lake - Joslyn Creek
Kakut Lake - Lucerne Peak
Maccarib, Mount - Murray Island
Narraway River - Quitting Lake
Rae, Mount - Ruth Lake
Salient Mountain - Syson Lake
Talbot Lake - Utopia Mountain
Vam Creek - Yates River
List of Places in Alberta Named After/By Land Surveyors
Aberdeen, Mount 7-28-16-W5
Adams Landing 22-108-7-W5
Adskwatim Creek 12-95-13-W6
Agnes Lake 26-68-7-W5
Aiguille Peak 6-33-19-W5
Akuinu River 23-68-3-W5
Alcove Mountain 16-42-2-W6
Alderson Creek 20-1-30-W4
Alice Creek SW-24-107-20-W4
Allan Lake SE-4-69-14-W5
Allison Peak 20-9-5-W5
Alnus Peak 36-40-1-W6
Altrude Lakes 21-26-15-W5
Amber Mountain 30-44-27-W5
Amethyst Lakes 18-43-2-W6
Anderson Creek 15-50-23-W5
Anderson Peak 2-1-W5
Annette Lake 26-45-1-W6
Aquila Mountain 29-43-1-W6
Archer Lake 13-105-2-W4
Arctomys Peak 23-34-22-W5
Arcturus Peak 34-51-5-W6
Aries Peak 33-32-19-W5
Armstrong, Mount 16-6-W5
Arris Mountain 8-42-2-W6
Ashlar Ridge 36-48-27-W5
Barber Lake 11-105-6-W4
Baril Lake 112-10-W4
Baril Peak 34-15-6-W5
Barwell, Mount 17-21-5-W5
Base Line Lake 35-60-13-W6
Baseline Creek 31-36-10-W5
Basilica Mountain 22-44-3-W6
Bastion Peak 15-43-3-W6
Baxter Lakes 30-45-5-W4
Beacon Peak 20-41-2-W6
Bearhead Creek 18-81-19-W5
Beaton Creek 1-87-24-W5
Beatty Lake 14-125-1-W6
Beaupre, Mount 11-47-5-W6
Beauvert Lake 15-45-1-W6
Beaver Bluffs 49-1-W6
Beaver River 6-94-10-W4
Beaverskin Creek 25-105-13-W6
Beavertail Creek 5-22-73-11-W6
Behan 35-72-10-W4
Behanhouse Creek 36-26-6-W5
Belyea Lake NE-14-121-1-W4
Bennington Peak 36-42-3-W6
Bergeron Creek 17-100-20-W4
Bergne, Mount 23-32-21-W5
Bertha Peak 1-30-W4
Bewley Island 6-84-21-W5
Biollo Lake 33-14-W4
Birch Creek 32-76-7-W4
Birch Hills 77-W6
Birch Mountain 16-98-20-W4
Bisset Lake 34-68-2-W5
Bistre, Mount 4-49-2-W6
Bivouac Creek 24-106-13-W6
Blackhorn Peak 25-42-2-W6
Blackrock Mountain 36-41-3-W6
Blackspring Ridge 12-32-22-W4
Blanchet Lake 5-89-20-W4
Bluff Mountain 12-8-4-W5
Bohn Lake 2-80-5-W4
Boivin Creek 26-82-17-W4
Bolton Creek NW-10-107-23-W4
Bolton, Mount 16-6-W5
Bowden 23-34-1-W5
Bowesman Lake 4-89-24-W5
Brander Lake 2-109-1-W4
Breaker Mountain 32-19-W5
Briant Creek 1-13-77-1-W4
Bridgland Creek 16-32-10-W5
Bridgland, Mount 16-46-4-W6
Bruce Lake 4-69-2-W5
Brush Mountain 35-69-18-W5
Buchan Lake 34-126-6-W5
Buchanan Close, Edmonton
Buchanan Creek 14-91-21-W5
Buckston Lake 27-107-12-W4
Buffalo Hill 23-103-14-W5
Burnt River 19-100-3-W5
Buttress Lake 32-42-1-W6
Buttress Mountain 28-46-2-W6
Cabin Lake 18-45-1-W6
Cache Creek 2-100-18-W5
Cache Lake 17-52-26-W5
Cairngorm Mountain 2-46-2-W6
Caldron Lake 36-31-19-W5
Cameron Creek 17-86-20-W5
Cameron Hills 23-125-1-W6
Capitol Mountain 10-48-27-W5
Caribou River 13-109-12-W5
Carl Creek 24-111-12-W5
Carson Creek 36-60-13-W5
Carthew, Mount 13-1-1-W5
Cascade Rapids 8-89-2-W4
Castleguard Mountain 35-23-W5
Catacombs Mountain 12-40-27-W5
Cautley, Mount 22-12-W5
Centre Mountain 31-44-27-W5
Chak Peak 19-43-1-W6
Chalmers Creek 27-69-9-W5
Chester Creek 1-96-18-W5
Chetamon Mountain 11-47-2-W6
Chevron Mountain 30-42-1-W6
Chickadee Creek 18-60-13-W5
Chinchaga River 6-114-2-W6
Chinook Creek 19-66-13-W6
Christina Lake 32-76-6-W4
Christine Lake 17-45-2-W6
Cinquefoil Mountain 14-47-28-W5
Citadel Peak 24-13-W5
Clairmont Lake 30-72-W6
Clark Lake 6-61-18-W5
Cliff Mountain 28-47-2-W6
Clitheroe, Mount 16-43-2-W6
Clouston Creek 9-11-75-22-W5
Clyde Lake 24-82-3-W6
Coal Ridge 11-60-14-W6
Colonel Pass 23-47-6-W6
Condor Peak 33-32-14-W5
Conifer Creek 10-45-2-W6
Cote Crescent, Edmonton
Cottonwood Creek 6-82-4-W4
Coutts River 14-68-4-W5
Cowper Creek 11-81-4-W4
Cox Hill 27-23-7-W5
Craven Lake 31-85-23-W5
Crooked Rapids 5-88-12-W4
Cummock, Mount 26-48-2-W6
Curator Mountain 9-44-27-W5
Curia Mountain 15-44-3-W6
Currie Lake 27-104-5-W4
Cyclamen Ridge 13-5-W5
Dalkin Island 31-99-9-W4
Daphne Island 25-95-11-W4
Darling Creek 23-95-5-W5
David, Mount 18-33-20-W5
Deadman Creek 23-84-17-W4
Deep Creek NE-23-73-20-W5
Deer Mountain 68-8-W5
Delorme Lake SW-26-70-3-W5
Delta Glacier 11-32-19-W5
Devil Lake 16-108-17-W5
Deville 32-51-20-W4
Dillon River 7-1-78-1-W4
Dinosaur Ridge 35-61-14-W6
Disaster Point 25-48-28-W5
Divergence Peak 6-41-28-W5
Dogpound 5-29-3-W5
Donald Creek 29-90-9-W4
Donna Creek 14-122-9-W6
Donnelly Island 4-108-8-W5
Douglas River 10-12-108-1-W4
Doupe Bay, Saskatchewan
Dover River 19-94-11-W4
Doze Lake 13-125-1-W4
Dragon Peak 17-40-26-W5
Driftwood Lake 8-88-22-W5
Dromore, Mount 6-46-27-W5
Dryden Creek 33-97-1-W6
Eagles Nest Pass 7-52-4-W6
Ebon Peak 29-32-19-W5
Edith Lake 26-45-1-W6
Edwards Lake 4-107-4-W4
Edwin Creek 15-89-3-W4
Eiffel Peak 30-27-16-W5
Elephas Mountain 2-42-3-W6
Elliott River 11-99-1-W5
Elsa Lake 33-120-4-W6
Elysium Mountain 10-46-3-W6
Emir Mountain 6-47-27-W5
End Mountain 1-26-9-W5
English Island 13-6-112-7-W4
Epler Lake 5-109-1-W4
Erebus Mountain 19-42-2-W6
Eremite Mountain 20-42-2-W6
Ermatinger, Mount 9-40-1-W6
Erris, Mount 7-11-5-W5
Esmond Creek 36-125-1-W6
Esplanade Mountain 25-47-2-W6
Eunice Creek 23-48-25-W5
Eva Lake 24-114-8-W5
Faria Creek 3-105-1-W6
Farrier Creek 8-25-70-1-W4
Fawcett Lake 73-W4
Fidler Point 34-116-3-W4
Fifth Meridian 24-111-1-W5
Filion Creek 20-100-19-W4
Fleming Lake 34-112-9-W5
Fletcher Channel 10-29-111-6-W4
Fletcher Lake NW-32-116-5-W4
Flood Lake 36-86-25-W5
Flume Creek 18-62-13-W6
Flyingcamp Lake 8-67-15-W4
Formby Lake 2-81-1-W4
Fort Saskatchewan 33-54-22-W4
Fortalice Mountain 15-44-2-W6
Foulwater Creek 23-103-13-W6
Fourth Creek 30-81-6-W6
Fox Creek 30-79-1-W6
Francis Peak 58-13-W6
Frank Lake SE-4-80-19-W5
Freeman Creek 26-64-10-W5
Freeman River 35-61-6-W5
French, Mount 27-20-10-W5
Frezie Lake 32-108-6-W4
Friock Creek 1-97-1-W6
Garden River 10-1-112-24-W4
Garfield Lake 23-85-23-W5
Gargoyle Mountain 36-47-2-W6
Garner Island, Saskatchewan
George Creek 1-42-19-W5
Gerard Creek 12-98-1-W6
Gipsy Lake 34-85-2-W4
Giroux Lake 9-65-20-W5
Glendowan, Mount 34-2-1-W5
Gloria Lake 16-22-12-W5
Glover Lake 2-15-75-9-W4
Golden Eagle Peak 21-33-21-W5
Goldsmith Creek 9-68-12-W5
Goodwin Lake 20-74-11-W4
Gordon Creek 27-90-1-W4
Gorman, Mount 60-14-W6
Graham Creek (Cowper Lake) 4-9-80-1-W4
Graham Creek (Rio Grande) SW-25-71-13-W6
Grassy Mountain 1-9-4-W5
Grassy Ridge 48-2-W6
Greenock, Mount 4-48-1-W6
Gregg Lake 32-52-26-W5
Grisette Mountain 12-46-28-W5
Gross Creek 10-8-105-4-W4
Gull Lake 5-109-13-W5
Gummer Lake 34-73-7-W6
Hamelin Creek 16-81-6-W6
Hangingstone River 10-89-9-W4
Hanmore Lake 30-61-W4
Harper Creek (DeBolt) 15-14-71-1-W6
Harper Creek (Edra Creek) SW-32-106-24-W4
Harris, Mount 33-32-16-W5
Harrison River 10-36-110-21-W4
Hawk Mountain 26-46-1-W6
Helen Lake 18-87-24-W5
Henderson Creek 15-115-23-W5
Hibernia Lake 7-45-1-W6
Hiding Creek 36-67-14-W6
Hilda Lake 22-110-11-W4
Hines Creek 13-7-80-4-W6
Hoffman, Mount 18-19-5-W5
Hollies Creek 30-88-6-W4
Horse River 17-89-9-W4
Horseshoe Ridge 16-13-3-W5
Hotchkiss 26-93-23-W5
House Mountain 10-70-11-W5
Hunting Creek 8-4-79-23-W5

 

 
Inkster Lake NE-36-125-1-W4
Intersection Mountain 3-56-14-W6
Iroquois Creek 14-75-17-W5
Island Creek 18-81-4-W6
Island Lake 34-89-21-W4
Jack Creek 23-83-5-W6
Jarvis Creek 1-54-26-W5
Jean Cote 36-79-22-W5
Jellett Way, Edmonton
Jessie, Mount 12-50-10-W6
Johnson Lake SE-14-124-1-W4
Joslyn Creek 34-95-11-W4
Kakut Lake 34-76-4-W6
Kakwa River 64-4-W6
Kane, Mount 12-40-2-W6
Kataka Mountain 32-44-3-W6
Katrine Lake 33-45-1-W6
Keane Creek 5-2-109-6-W4
Kentigern, Mount 32-17-W5
Kishinena Peak 2-2-W5
La Creche Mountain 2-58-19-W6
Lafond Creek 17-93-7-W5
Lalby Creek 15-20-78-22-W5
Larne Creek 8-119-23-W5
Larocque Creek 7-105-5-W4
Latornell River 14-69-27-W5
Lawrence River 24-108-7-W5
Leather Peak 18-45-5-W6
Legend Lake 7-97-18-W4
Lendrum Place, Edmonton
Levellers Creek 25-103-13-W6
Lick Peak 14-40-28-W5
Lily Lake 34-54-5-W5
Limon Lake 31-108-8-W4
Line Lake 34-100-3-W4
Lobstick River 33-53-9-W5
Logan Lake 70-9-W4
Logan River 15-13-71-12-W4
Lonebutte 32-27-15-W4
Long Lake 26-107-7-W4
Louis, Mount 12-26-13-W5
Low, Mount 32-20-W5
Lower Rowe Lake 22-1-1-W5
Lucerne Peak 18-45-5-W6
Maccarib, Mount 43-2-W6
MacGillivray Ridge 8-4-W5
Magrath 26-5-22-W4
Majestic Mountain 3-44-2-W6
Makwa Ridge 47-27-W5
Malcolm MacCrimmon Park, Edmonton
Mallard Peak 22-40-2-W6
Manx Peak 11-44-2-W6
Margaret Lake 3-115-9-W5
Marguerite River 16-99-7-W4
Marion Lake 24-37-18-W4
Marjorie Lake 7-45-1-W6
Marlow Creek 1-125-1-W6
Mastadon Mountain 11-42-3-W6
May Hill NW-3-76-16-W4
Maybelle River 16-19-108-6-W4
McCarty, Mount 17-5-4-W5
McCord, Mount 9-47-5-W6
McIvor River 12-25-107-13-W4
McLean Creek 91-9-W4
McLeod Lake (Buckton Creek) NE-7-104-10-W4
McLeod Lake (Mistehae) 32-80-1-W5
McPhadden Close, Edmonton
Meikle River 19-94-21-W5
Melvin River 28-117-21-W5
Meridian Lakes SW-17-122-5-W5
Merlin Creek 21-82-13-W6
Midway Peak 32-19-W5
Mildred Lake 8-93-10-W4
Mina, Lake 17-45-1-W6
Miquelon Lakes 30-49-20-W4
Mistanusk Creek 5-64-13-W6
Mooney Creek 14-2-73-6-W5
Moose Creek 7-19-35-8-W5
Moose Portage Sw-14-72-26-W4
Morkill Pass 19-54-12-W6
Morro Peak 10-47-1-W6
Mossleigh 30-20-24-W4
Muir Lake 8-77-13-W5
Mulligan Creek 12-81-7-W6
Murray Creek 1-69-11-W5
Murray Island 13-65-1-W4
Narraway River 20-66-13-W6
Nash Lake NE-2-105-5-W4
Nassawald Peak 23-12-W5
Neath Creek 15-13-73-1-W4
Needle Peak 26-41-2-W6
Newby River 22-81-4-W4
Ney Lake NW-12-124-1-W4
Ninemile Point 26-73-7-W5
Nisbet Lake 34-73-2-W4
Noire, Roche 26-44-3-W6
North Vermilion Settlement 25-108-13-W5
North Wabasca Lake 1-80-25-W4
O'Beirne Mountain 26-45-5-W6
Ochre Creek 29-87-15-W5
Okotoks 28-20-29-W4
Oldman Creek, Edmonton
Ole Buck Mountain 24-7-W5
Osborn River 16-90-13-W6
Palliser Range 28-12-W5
Parker Lake 5-25-70-5-W5
Pasque Mountain 14-5-W5
Patricia Lake 29-45-1-W6
Paxton Lake 2-107-5-W4
Pearce 1-10-25-W4
Pearson Crescent, Edmonton
Pearson Lake 22-103-8-W4
Peavine Creek 16-76-22-W5
Pengelly, Mount 27-6-5-W5
Peters Lake 1-121-1-W4
Peters, Mount 18-33-14-W5
Pinto Creek 8-16-69-10-W6
Place LaRue, Edmonton
Plavius Lake 28-87-23-W5
Ponita Lake SE-19-75-12-W6
Ponton River 12-109-14-W5
Poplar Creek 30-91-9-W4
Powder Creek 12-35-116-9-W4
Prairie Creek 27-88-9-W4
Prest Creek 17-50-20-W5
Priddis 22-23-3-W5
Ptolemy, Mount 9-7-5-W5
Purdy Lake 4-109-3-W4
Puskwaskau Lake 20-72-24-W5
Queenstown 26-19-22-W4
Quitting Lake 35-88-3-W5
Rae, Mount 24-19-8-W5
Raft Lake 36-85-1-W4
Rainbow Lake 16-107-8-W6
Rajah, The 29-49-4-W6
Rat Creek 16-102-9-W5
Rathlin Lake 14-45-2-W6
Rattlepan Creek 12-89-2-W4
Redan Mountain 11-48-2-W6
Redwillow River 7-4-70-9-W6
Rennie Creek 1-111-3-W5
Reunion Peak 10-42-3-W6
Richardson Lake 22-108-7-W4
Richardson River 15-34-108-8-W4
Rink Lake 25-45-5-W6
Rockyford 22-26-23-W4
Roddy Creek 18-57-8-W6
Rodney Creek 19-51-8-W5
Roe River 36-117-21-W5
Rowe, Mount 22-1-1-W5
Roy Gate, Edmonton
Ruis Creek NE-21-107-22-W4
Russell Creek 19-96-13-W5
Russet Creek 26-119-23-W5
Ruth Lake 16-92-10-W4
Salient Mountain 8-47-5-W6
Sand River 7-99-15-W4
Saskatoon Hill 9-10-72-9-W6
Saunders Creek 19-40-12-W5
Scarp Mountain 22-42-3-W6
Seibert Lake 4-21-66-9-W4
Shand Creek 22-56-4-W6
Shanks Lake 26-1-27-W4
Shaver River 26-69-1-W4
Shekilie River 16-119-12-W6
Shelley Creek 35-95-9-W4
Sidney Creek 2-69-14-W5
Signal Mountain 10-45-28-W5
Sinclair Creek 19-20-73-12-W6
Sled Island 13-108-11-W5
Smith Creek 7-42-18-W5
Snowfall Creek 13-104-13-W6
Sock Lake 13-99-13-W6
Sofa Mountain 1-29-W4
South Heart River 12-76-15-W5
Spedden 34-59-12-W4
Spirit Ridge 17-77-7-W6
Spring-Rice, Mount 35-23-W5
St. Nicholas Peak 3-31-18-W5
Stairway Peak 6-32-19-W5
Starlight Range 52-5-W6
Stebbing Creek 36-69-14-W5
Steen River 3-122-19-W5
Stewart Canyon 32-26-11-W5
Stewart, Mount 33-37-21-W5
Stoney Island 8-91-9-W4
Stowe Creek 7-92-22-W5
Strawberry Creek 17-73-10-W5
Strawberry Ridge 32-9-W5
Stud Creek 36-30-9-W5
Suicide Creek 7-5-3-W5
Sunset Peak 9-52-7-W6
Sunshine Creek 5-25-13-W5
Surette Lake 1-108-17-W5
Surprise Point 6-43-2-W6
Survey Hill 23-43-8-W4
Survey Peak 36-34-21-W5
Sutton Creek 30-90-3-W4
Swan Hills 14-66-10-W5
Sweezy Creek 1-16-79-1-W4
Syncline Mountain 2-5-4-W5
Syson Lake 25-35-13-W4
Talbot Lake 33-97-11-W5
Tallon Peak 26-7-3-W5
Tar River 14-96-11-W4
Tarpeian Rock 32-41-20-W5
Tate Creek 22-119-23-W5
Taylor Lake 7-27-15-W5
Tecumseh, Mount 20-8-9-W5
Tent Mountain 14-7-6-W5
Tepee Creek 18-125-14-W5
Tepee Lake 36-85-26-W4
Terminal Mountain 12-44-2-W6
Thornbury Lake NW-34-76-11-W4
Thunder Mountain 21-10-3-W5
Tonquin Hill 26-43-3-W6
Tony Creek 23-62-21-W5
Tornado Mountain 5-12-5-W5
Torrens, Mount 23-61-14-W6
Towers, The 22-12-W5
Traverse Creek 24-75-15-W4
Treadmill Ridge 49-7-W6
Trefoil Lakes 22-45-1-W6
Twin Lake 8-18-76-19-W4
Twin Lakes 11-26-15-W5
Tyne Lake 4-109-1-W4
Underwood Lake 5-73-3-W4
Utikuma River 2-83-7-W5
Utopia Mountain 32-47-26-W5
Vam Creek 3-31-8-W5
Vardie River 20-113-7-W6
Vega Peak 25-51-6-W6
Vertex Peak 34-43-2-W6
Vesta Creek 10-101-1-W6
Victor Creek 9-36-71-W4
Victor Lake 35-56-8-W6
Victoria Peak 13-4-2-W5
Victoria, Mount 3-28-17-W5
Vincent Lake 19-59-9-W4
Waddell Creek 16-9-79-6-W4
Wadlin Lake 4-101-115-31
Waldron Bay, Saskatchewan
Wallace Creek 29-95-1-W4
Wallace Mountain 69-13-W5
Wallace River 15-33-69-14-W5
Wally Lake 21-120-8-W6
Ward Lake 19-66-17-W4
Warwick Mountain 6-38-25-W5
Wash Creek 21-76-15-W5
Watchtower, The 33-44-27-W5
Watt, Mount 20-111-21-W5
Waugh Lake 36-124-1-W4
Webber Lake, Manitoba
Weekes Lake, NE-25-123-1-W4
Wheeler Flats, 11-2-W5
Whitecrow Mountain, 30-41-2-W6 
Winefred Lake, 75-W4
Winefred River, 20-81-4-W4 
Wolverine River, 14-101-19-W5
Wood Buffalo National Park, 116-16-W4
Yates River, 31-126-12-W5

 

 

Place Names

 

Land surveyors in Alberta named many of the mountains, rivers, lakes and other features they were surveying. Just over 500 places in Alberta were named for or named by land surveyors. Some times, the places were named after people who worked or settled in the area or an unusual incident. Some times, the names are descriptive based on the colour of the water or the vegetation in the area. These land surveyors must have had a tremendous education as many of these names are based on Latin, Greek and, of course, First Nation origins. This information was collected from the four-volume set Place Names of Alberta.