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The Big Rock west of Okotoks

The Town of Okotoks is known for its Big Rock.
At 40 metres by 18 metres by 9 metres and 18,000 tonnes,
it is North America´s largest glacial erraticis.
The Big Rock is a glacial erratic (boulder) left from the last ice age 10,000 years ago.

Okotoks derives its name from the Blackfoot name "Okatoks" which means "rock".
The Sarcee called the place "chachosika" meaning "valley of the big rock".
The Stoney name is "ipabitunga-ingay" meaning "where the big rock is".


City Name
Kms.
Miles
City Name
Kms.
Miles
City Name
Kms.
Miles
Banff, Alberta
145
91
Kamloops, B.C.
677
396
Revelstoke, B.C.
427
266
Coutts, AB
303
188
Lethbridge, AB
200
122
Saskatoon, SK
632
392
Drumheller, AB
155
97
Medicine Hat, AB
310
193
Vancouver, BC
992
617
Edmonton, AB
311
194
Radium, BC
277
172
Winnipeg, MB
1,354
841
Great Falls, MT
529
329
Red Deer, AB
162
102
US Border
303
188