Logan Lake

LOGAN LAKE, district municipality, pop 2,185 (2001), is situated in the Highland Valley between MERRITT and KAMLOOPS west of the COQUIHALLA HWY. It was an instant community created in 1971 as a residential base for workers at the Lornex Copper Mine, later Highland Valley Copper; at 160 sq km this was the largest open-pit COPPER mine in N America and one of the largest open-pit mines in the world. A slump in the price of copper led to the temporary closure of the mine during 1999, but it later...

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