RIVERS are extremely important in such a mountainous place as BC. They have played, and continue to play, a major role as agents of erosion and shapers of BC's landforms. They cut through mountain ranges, allowing access for people and providing migration routes for spawning SALMON and many other plant and animal species. As well as providing food and settlement areas, they offered a primary means of transportation for FIRST NATIONS people and were the routes followed by railway and highway...

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