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Flathead Pass

  • 1753 m (5752ft)
  • Naming History
  • Peaks and Rivers
49.4430N 114.6538W
Province: British Columbia
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Named for: The pass takes its name from the Flathead River that was named after a tribe of Indians that lived in northwestern Montana. Some members of the tribe wrapped the soft-boned heads of their infants against a board so as to mis-shape their skulls.
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Headwaters (NE): Michel Creek
Headwaters (SW): Squaw Creek