This PNT covers several parcels of land on the Red Deer River north of Sundre, just upstream of the confluence with the James River.
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Map of the Area
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This PNT is scattered across five distinct parcels of land. The northernmost two are adjoined. The southernmost two are across from each other and separated by the Red Deer River. A very small central site is isolated from the other two. The intervening land between these sites is privately held .
James River flows into the Red Deer a few kilometres downstream from this PNT. The river was named for James Dickson, a Stony chief who was a signatory to Treaty 7 in 1877. James Pass, James Lake and possibly James Creek are also named after Dickson . Highway 22 crosses James River at the unincorporated community of James River Bridge .
|Site Name||James Junction (PNT)|
|Site Type||Natural Area|
|Subtype||Protective Notation (PNT)|
|Natural Region(s)||Dry Mixedwood|
|O.C. No. (Land Ref. Manual)||N/A|
|PASite ID (Map Ref #)||247|
|Site # (Parks Website)||N/A|
|Total Area||30.82 ha. (76.16 ac.)|
|Notes and Comments|
The following links are provided as a courtesy but are not verified or endorsed by SAPAA. Clicking on the link will cause you to leave the SAPAA website. Primary source of information is: Government of Alberta – [LINK] (All links accessed on 2022-MM-DD).
- Mountain View County, Ownership Map
- Aubrey, Merrily K., ed. Concise Place Names of Alberta. Calgary: University of Calgary Press, 2006, p. 164.
- Wikipedia, James River (Alberta)