Located in the Petain/Castelnau/Elk Glacier area above Petain Creek and Nivelle Creek. Park, Major headwater Kootenay River.
Latitude 50; 31; 30 Longitude 115; 11; 00, Topo map 82J/11
Named by Roger Neave in 1964. Ney, Marshall Michel (Marshall Ney was one of Napolean's subordinates. The absence of Marshall Ney's forces at a critical point in the Battle of Waterloo is said to have led to Napolean's defeat. Ney was later executed for treason.) Official name.
Journal reference CAJ 48-187.