Selkirk Mountains


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Selkirk Mountains

A range of southeast British Columbia, Canada, rising to 3,519 m (11,545 ft).

Selkirk Mountains

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(Placename) a mountain range in SW Canada, in SE British Columbia. Highest peak: Mount Sir Sandford, 3533 m (11 590 ft)

Sel′kirk Moun′tains


n.pl.
a mountain range in SW Canada, in SE British Columbia. Highest peak, 11,123 ft. (3390 m).
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Noun1.Selkirk Mountains - a range of the Rocky Mountains in southeastern British ColumbiaSelkirk Mountains - a range of the Rocky Mountains in southeastern British Columbia
British Columbia - a province in western Canada
Rockies, Rocky Mountains - the chief mountain range of western North America; extends from British Columbia to northern New Mexico; forms the continental divide
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After a short synthetic overview of the problems snowslides posed for high country railroads, Di Stefano digs deeply into two events that animate much of the rest of the book: the 1910 Rogers Pass slide that struck the Canadian Pacific Railway in the Selkirk Mountains near the town of Revelstoke, and the 1910 Wellington slide that hit the Great Northern Railway east of Seattle in the Cascade Range.
the Selkirk Mountains of southeastern British Columbia, although he is
The lakes are situated between the Selkirk Mountains to the east and the Monashee Mountains to the west.
If the Northwest population is resilient and strong," says Graves, "we hope they would mix with the Selkirk Mountains population, which would in turn mix with the Rockies population, and then the entire population in the Lower 48 would be geographically and genetically resilient, because no single group would be isolated.
Take your time and stop at the many turnouts to take in the ever-changing, panoramic views of the town and river below, surrounded by the Selkirk Mountains.
Additionally, he is the proponent of the Stagleap Mountain Resort in the southern Selkirk Mountains, which would include a captive breeding, mountain caribou dicovery centre.
When Tom Owens took his two boys on their first heli-skiing trip to the remote Selkirk Mountains of the Canadian Rockies, little did he know he was influencing the career path of his youngest son, Chris.
The locomotive was operated until 1936 in the Selkirk Mountains of British Columbia, in all weathers, and proved to be very powerful and reliable--apart from leaks which always occur under the wear and tear of railway conditions, and the breakdown of HP boiler feed pump piston rings.
ELKINS RESORT Find a driftwood log, settle into the sun-warmed sand, and watch the Selkirk Mountains take on a rosy glow, a summer spectacle simply called "the pink.
In the Selkirk Mountains along the Idaho-Washington-British Columbia border, the woodland caribou count hovers stubbornly around 30, despite an attempt to resuscitate the community by bringing 100 caribou in from other areas.
To the west are the Selkirk Mountains, home to a wide array of wildlife, including grizzly bears and one of the few remaining herds of woodland caribou in the continental U.