Ogopogo


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Ogopogo

(ˌəʊɡəʊˈpəʊɡəʊ)
n
an aquatic monster said to live in Okanagan Lake in British Columbia, Canada
[apparently an arbitrary coinage]
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The siblings comfort themselves in different ways on their journey: Perry with Ogopogo, Jackie Chan movies, and his seismometer, and Justine with the book Robinson Crusoe, the journal her father wrote for her, and her desire for Perry to be independent because she believes this is what Perry wants.
Taking an almost mystical role in the stories is Na-a-it-ka, now known as Ogopogo, a serpent-like creature in Lake Okanagan.
Legend has it that the lake is also home to the Ogopogo, a close relative of the Loch Ness Monster
The British Columbia sheet music project is a collection of about 170 pieces of sheet music about British Columbia including its cities, people, other geographic areas and oddities such as the famed Ogopogo, a seamonster like the one in Loch Ness.
The first book I will focus on was written by a famous children's author Lesia Voronyna, and is entitled U poshukakh Ogopogo (Notatky navkolosvitnioii mandrivnytsi) (In search of Ogopogo: Notes by a traveler around the world, 2010).
Milestones in Ogopogo Land: In which the Many Wonders of the Land of Ogopogo and Sunshine are Revealed.
Guests and family members will have the opportunity to tour the city of Okanagan and see such sights as the twenty-seven Heritage Murals, the annual Creative Chaos Craft Fair, the largest event of its kind in Western Canada, or search the lake for the legendary Ogopogo, an unconfirmed descendant of the Loch Ness Monster.
ACROSS the Atlantic, Canada's most famous water monster is Ogopogo - a beast said to be living in 80-mile-long Lake Okanagan in British Columbia.
He became an illustrator and in 1983 he wrote his first children's book, The Ogopogo, which won him the Scottish Arts Council writer of the year award.
Dewdney wrote that a "veritable Ogopogo," two "serpentine figures" facing a large turtle existed at this site (see Figures 12 and 13).
But the big attraction is the possibility of catching a glimpse of Ogopogo, a monster that supposedly lurks in the depths of the lake.
The project--and the underwater character -- were originally called Ogopogo, the name of a lake creature believed to inhabit Okanagan Lake in British Columbia, for which the New Zealand region is standing in.