Somass River

SOMASS RIVER  () begins at the confluence of the Stamp and Sproat rivers and is the main stem of this river system, which is part of the large Great Central and SPROAT lakes drainage system in central VANCOUVER ISLAND. The word Somass means "creek flowing over (or down) an embankment." It flows about 10 km to PORT ALBERNI, where it empties into ALBERNI INLET. Because this area is in a transition ecosystem between the east and west coasts of...

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