Athabasca Landing

Athabasca Landing (HM5L9)

Location: Athabasca, AB 21227 Division No. 13
Country: Canada

N 54° 43.276', W 113° 16.968'

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This was once the "jumping off point" for the vast northland. Here in 1887 the first steamboat "Athabasca" was built to ply the river between Mirror Landing and Grand Rapids.

Steamboats superceded the canoe, York boat, and scow, and were replaced themselves a few decades later by the railway.
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HM NumberHM5L9
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Placed ByProvince of Alberta
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, September 1st, 2014 at 5:02pm PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)12U E 352975 N 6066166
Decimal Degrees54.72126667, -113.28280000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 54° 43.276', W 113° 16.968'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds54° 43' 16.56" N, 113° 16' 58.08" W
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Area Code(s)410, 443, 240
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 4812 AB-55, Athabasca AB 21227, CA
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