White Falls

British Columbia. Falls: Fraser River drainage
Robson River, between Berg and Kinney lakes
53°07’00” N 119°12’00” W — Map 83E/3 — GoogleGeoHack
Name officially adopted in 1956. Official in BCCanada

Describing the course of the Robson River below the Falls of the Pool, Arthur Oliver Wheeler wrote, “the river proceeds on its way still deep in a rock canyon, to the last line of cliffs, down which it leaps in a great curve of foam. ‘The White Fall’ would be an appropriate name.”

References:

  • Wheeler, Arthur O., and Cautley, R.W. Report of the Commission appointed to delimit the boundary between the Provinces of Alberta and British Columbia. Part II. 1917 to 1921. From Kicking Horse Pass to Yellowhead Pass.. Ottawa: Office of the Surveyor General, 1924

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