Ocean Falls

OCEAN FALLS is an almost-abandoned company town at the head of Cousins Inlet, 24 km from the open ocean and 480 km north of VANCOUVER. It is noted for being the rainiest inhabited place in Canada: an average 4,386 mm falls annually. The community sprang to life in 1906, when workers began clearing a site for a mill development. The site was chosen because of the power potential of the WATERFALL that cascades into the inlet from Link Lk. A SAWMILL began operation in 1909 and the Ocean Falls Co...

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