Continental Divide

Pacific and Arctic air masses clash over the Continental Divide at Crowsnest Lake, funneling furious but warm winter winds through mountain gaps and causing abrupt transitions in species of trees, wildflowers, and birdlife. Water from Crowsnest Lake flows east to Hudson Bay. Adjacent Summit Lake empties westward towards the Pacific Ocean.

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Latitude: 49.637844086 Longitude: -114.685592651 Elevation: 4951 ft

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