KAMLOOPS lies at the confluence of the N and S THOMPSON rivers, 325 km from VANCOUVER. It is the commercial and administrative centre of the south-central Interior and the third-largest community outside the Lower Mainland. The name is a variation of T'kumlups, a SECWEPEMC (Shuswap) word meaning "meeting of the waters." The Secwepemc were the original inhabitants. In 1811 David Stuart, a FUR TRADER with the PACIFIC FUR CO (PFC),...

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