Fraser Valley

FRASER VALLEY refers to the broad floodplain of the lower FRASER R extending 140 km westward from HOPE, where the river bursts out of the mountains, to the Pacific Ocean. Between Hope and the coast, the river loses 40 m of elevation. The valley lies between the COAST MTS on the north and the CASCADE MTS and US border on the south. Home to almost a third of BC's population, the Valley encompasses 25,000 sq km, most of it rich alluvial soil perfectly suited for farming. It is the most productive...

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