Fort George

British Columbia. Former name of Prince George: Fraser River drainage
Confluence of Nechako and Fraser Rivers
53°54’47” N 122°44’43” W — Map 093G15 — GoogleGeoHack
Not currently an official name.

Fort George was a trading post founded in 1807 by Simon Fraser of the North West Company and named after King George III.

The Dakelh (Carrier) name for this point at the confluence of the Nechako and Fraser Rivers was “Thle-et-leh” meaning “the confluence”.


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