De Smet Range facts for kids
Quick facts for kidsDe Smet Range
De Smet Range and Athabasca River
|Peak||Roche de Smet|
|Elevation||2,539 m (8,330 ft)|
|Parent range||Canadian Rockies|
The De Smet Range is a mountain range of the Canadian Rockies located northwest of Highway 16 and Jasper Lake in Jasper National Park, Canada. The range is named after its highest point Roche de Smet, which in turn was named by Iroquois working in the fur trade industry. The Iroquois named the peak after Pierre-Jean De Smet, a Belgian missionary who had worked with the indigenous native peoples in the 1840s in Western Canada and Northwestern United States.
This range includes the following mountains and peaks:
|Roche de Smet||2,539 m||8,330 ft|
|Mount Cumnock||2,460 m||8,070 ft|
|Mount Bistre||2,346 m||7,697 ft|
|Mount Greenock||2,065 m||6,775 ft|
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