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Roche De Smet  Alberta   #7464
Ranges: North America Ranges / Rocky Mountains / Canadian Rockies / Continental Ranges / Front Ranges / De Smet Range

Height: 2539 m -> 8330 feet
Prominence?: 847 m above Vine Pass
Line Parent?: Redan Mountain (4.8 km away, at bearing 253 degrees)
Greater Parent: The Rajah (32.0 km away)

Location:   53.13421,-118.11607     53:08:03, -118:06:58   11U 425334 5887782 (28 km N of Jasper). NTS Mapsheet: 083.E.01   AreaCode: FL38/BB31
Roche De Smet from the Celestine Lake Road
This peak is #73 in Prominence List for Alberta .At the south end of the De Smet Range, in the northern part of Jasper NP. A 7.5-km-long ridge southwest of the lower reaches of the Snake Indian River, stretching from the Athabasca River to Mount Cumnock. A lower peak at the southeast end of the ridge is named Mount Greenock.

Name Notes: Named in 1846 after Father Pierre-Jean De Smet who was one of the first missionaries to visit the Canadian Rockies. Named after Pierre Jean De Smet, a Belgian Jesuit missionary (1801-1873), by several natives in his honour on 25 April 1846. De Smet was famous for his missionary work among the native tribes of North America.

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15 Mount Greenock from Cinquefoil Mountain David Wasserman
10 De Smet Range Panorama Eric Coulthard
7 Roche De Smet from the Celestine Lake Road Eric Coulthard
4 Roche De Smet from the East Dieter Kepper