Harrison Lake

HARRISON LAKE, 224.7 sq km, 55 km long, lies in the mountains north of the FRASER R about 100 km east of VANCOUVER. It is the largest LAKE in the FRASER VALLEY, and drains by the Harrison R 18 km into the Fraser. The area was originally the territory of 3 Coast Salish nations: Sts'a'i:les (Chehalis), Sq'ewlets (Scowlitz) and Xa'xtsa (Douglas) (see SALISHAN FIRST NATIONS). The waterway was explored by HBC traders in search of a route to the Interior and named for the HBC official Benjamin...

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