Portage Lake

British Columbia. Lake: Fraser River drainage
Expansion of Bad River (James Creek)
54°24’00” N 121°38’00” W — Map 93I/5 — GoogleGeoHack
Name officially adopted in 1959. Official in BCCanada

The portage was that of Alexander Mackenzie’s party in 1793 in their crossing of the Continental Divide.


  • Mackenzie, Alexander [1764–1820]. Voyages from Montreal on the River St. Lawrence through the Continent of North America to the Frozen and Pacific Oceans in the years 1789 and 1793. London: T. Cadell, Jun., and W. Davies, 1803. Internet Archive

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