Canoe Encampment

British Columbia. Locality: Columbia River drainage
Confluence of Canoe River and Columbia River
52° 7′ 0″ N 118° 26′ 0″ W — Map 83D01 — GoogleGeoHack
Earliest known reference to this name is 1811 (David Thompson).

David Thompson’s “Boat Encampment” was submerged by Kinbasket Lake, the reservoir created by Mica Dam, completed in 1973. Previously an official name, it was cancelled in 1974.


  • Arrowsmith, John [1790–1873]. Provinces of British Columbia and Vancouver Island; with portions of the United States and Hudson’s Bay Territories. 1859. UVic

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