CHILCOTIN  () , also known as the Chilcotin Plateau, lies in central BC, spreading west 300 km from the FRASER R to the COAST MTS. To the north it merges into the NECHAKO Plateau; to the south it is bounded by the BRIDGE R country. Because it lies in the lee of the Coast Mts, which block the flow of moisture-laden Pacific air, it has a drier CLIMATE than the coast and experiences greater extremes of temperature, which ranges from the...

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