ANYOX  () was the site of a huge COPPER mine and SMELTER on Granby Bay near the head of OBSERVATORY INLET north of PRINCE RUPERT. The name comes from a TSIMSHIAN word for the bay. A townsite took shape after Granby Consolidated Mining, Smelting & Power Co began developing the copper deposits in 1912. At its peak the mine was one of the most productive in the British Empire and the town had a population of 2,700. Copper prices fell during...

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