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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"I became interested in becoming a military pilot through the Royal Canadian Air Cadets at 243 Ogopogo Squadron in Kelowna, BC.
They drive to Okanagan Lake to pay homage to the mythical Ogopogo. (3) After this trip, they head to Seattle, where they visit Bruce Lee's grave and the Pike Place Fish Market, and then return to Vancouver to reconnect with their now-Canadian mother, who left when they were four.
Perry will get to explore some of his passions: travel to Lake Okanagan (where he hopes to see the elusive Ogopogo), visit the grave of martial arts great Bruce Lee and take measurements of seismic activity on both sides of the border.
"By coincidence, he had been working on another contract for someone in Canada where a person had invented a lake monster called Ogopogo, named after a dance.
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).
Ogopogo: The True Story of the Okanagan Lake Millions Dollar Monster.
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.