Rivers Inlet

RIVERS INLET is a mainland FJORD, 48 km long, off FITZ HUGH SOUND just north of the top of VANCOUVER ISLAND. It was named by Capt George VANCOUVER for George Pitt, First Baron Rivers, a minor British politician. It is known for its productive SALMON fishing. The first SALMON CANNERY opened in 1882, followed over the years by 13 others, including Good Hope, Provincial, Wadhams, Green and Brunswick. Loggers and trappers were also present and the inlet supported a thriving community, also called...

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