Flows SE into Fraser River, E of Moose Lake
52°55’00” N 118°48’00” W — Map 83D/15 — Google — GeoHack
Earliest known reference to this name is 1871 (Trutch).
Name officially adopted in 1923
Official in BC – Canada
Soon after we started, we came to Moose River, which was somewhat difficult to ford, for the water was high and rapid, pouring over the horses’ shoulders in the deepest part. Mr. O’B. lost nerve and steered badly, his horse lost its footing, and nearly took a voyage into the Fraser; the rider, however, gripped mane and saddle firmly, and both got ashore together, adding another hair’s-breadth escape to Mr. O’B.’s list.
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