Duvernay, Alberta

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Duvernay is located in Alberta
Duvernay
Duvernay
Location of Duvernay Alberta

Duvernay is a hamlet in central Alberta, Canada within the County of Two Hills No. 21.[1] It is located 1.6 km (1.0 mi) north of the intersection of Highway 36 and Highway 29 along the south bank of the North Saskatchewan River, approximately 53 km (33 mi) southwest of St. Paul. The hamlet of Brosseau is located immediately across the river along the north bank.

The hamlet has the name of Ludger Duvernay.[2] The Duvernay Formation, a stratigraphical unit of the Western Canadian Sedimentary Basin was named for the hamlet.[3]

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  1. ^ Alberta Municipal Affairs (2010-04-01). "Specialized and Rural Municipalities and Their Communities" (PDF). Retrieved 2010-07-05. 
  2. ^ Place-names of Alberta. Ottawa: Geographic Board of Canada. 1928. p. 45. 
  3. ^ Andrichuk, J.M. and Wonfor, J.S., 1954. Late Devonian geologic history in Stettler area, Alberta, Canada Bulletin of American Association of Petroleum Geologists, v. 38, p. 2500-2536.

Coordinates: 53°47′10″N 111°41′33″W / 53.78611°N 111.69250°W / 53.78611; -111.69250 (Duvernay)