Akamina Pass


AKAMINA PASS, in the southeast corner of BC, connects the Akamina–Kishinena Provincial PARK (109.22 sq km) across the ROCKY MTS with Waterton Lakes National Park in Alberta. Isolated and unpopulated, it is the most easterly point in the province. The area is home to one of the densest populations of grizzly BEAR in N America. The name derives from a KTUNAXA (Kutenai) word meaning "mountain pass." In 1995 the United Nations declared the area encompassed by the BC park, Waterton Park and...

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