Thompson River

THOMPSON RIVER, the longest tributary of the FRASER R, drains a 55,827.84 sq km watershed in central BC. It consists of 2 branches. The N Thompson (365 km) rises in the CARIBOO MTS east of WELLS GRAY PROVINCIAL PARK and flows southerly through wooded country to KAMLOOPS. For most of this distance the CNR and Hwy 5 run parallel to it. At Kamloops the north branch merges with the S Thompson (161 km) flowing in from SHUSWAP LK on the east and the combined river flows west from Kamloops Lk through...

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