TERRACE, city, pop 11,320 (2006), in the SKEENA Valley 140 km east of PRINCE RUPERT, was created in 1910 with the arrival of the GRAND TRUNK PACIFIC RWY. The townsite was laid out at the confluence of the Skeena and Kitsumkalum rivers, former site of a TSIMSHIAN village, on land donated by George Little, a pioneer settler. He named the community after the terraced land along the Skeena, which had been formed by GLACIATION during...

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