Skeena River

SKEENA RIVER, 621 km long, is the second-longest river entirely within BC after the FRASER R and is a major transportation corridor leading from the central Interior to the North Coast. It rises in the Gunanoot Mts just south of the SPATSIZI PLATEAU and flows south and west through the Skeena and COAST MTS to reach the Pacific at PRINCE RUPERT. Its drainage area is 54,431.95 sq km. Major tributaries include the BABINE, BULKLEY, Kispiox and ECSTALL rivers. The TSIMSHIAN call it K-Shian, "water...

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