Rocky Mountain Foothills

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Head-Smashed-In Buffalo Jump-27527-2.jpg
A buffalo jump located where the foothills of the Rocky Mountains begin to rise from the prairie.

The Rocky Mountain Foothills are an upland area flanking the eastern side of the Rocky Mountains, extending south from the Liard River into Alberta.[1] Bordering the Interior Plains system, they are part of the Rocky Mountain System or Eastern System of the Western Cordillera of North America.[2]

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  1. ^ "Rocky Mountain Foothills". BC Geographical Names. 
  2. ^ Landforms of British Columbia, S. Holland, BC Government Bulletin No. 50

Coordinates: 56°30′00″N 123°00′00″W / 56.50000°N 123.00000°W / 56.50000; -123.00000