Alice Arm

ALICE ARM is a 15-km-long FJORD at the top of OBSERVATORY INLET in the COAST MTS 150 km north of PRINCE RUPERT, as well as the name of a small community at the head of the fjord. Both were named for the wife of Robert TOMLINSON, an ANGLICAN CHURCH missionary. Sited at the mouth of the Kitsault R, the community was the service centre for the Dolly Varden SILVER mine (1916–21) located 25 km north up the river and connected to the fjord by a narrow-gauge railway. When the mine closed, most of...

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