Thompson River


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Thompson River

A river of southern British Columbia, Canada, formed by the confluence of northern and southern branches and flowing generally southwest to the Fraser River. It is about 490 km (305 mi) long from the head of the northern branch.
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This includes the first full civil and environmental engineering program in the North at the University of Northern British Columbia, and the first full software engineering program in the Interior at Thompson River University.
We can't thank them enough for their care and attention: after spending two days right on the Big Thompson River in the foothills of the Rocky Mountains, everybody on the team wanted to stay there forever.
Loveland, Colo.-based Coulson Excavating has proposed mining sand and gravel on 50 of 132.63 acres the company owns directly between Thompson River Ranch and Thompson Crossing in Johnstown, Colo., two neighborhoods with about 750 homes and another 650 to be built soon.
Occasionally, conventional trade cloth fabric octopus bags were made by the northern Plateau tribes such as the Thompson River people, and a unique woven beaded form appeared on the middle Columbia River among the Wasco and Wishram.
Vrain River feeding into Lyons, the Little Thompson River, Fish Creek, the upper Big Thompson River and Fall Creek near Estes Park, the North Fork and mainstem of the Big Thompson River, Buckhorn Creek, and portions of the Cache la Poudre River (see Fig.
The scenery dramatically changed from forests to semi-desert as we travelled ever further inland, leaving the Fraser and now travelling alongside the Thompson River. I had certainly not expected to be in Western Canada in early spring and find myself watching tumbleweed blowing about in warm sunshine.
After an overnight stop in Kamloops, our final leg on towards Jasper offered much to gaze at and precious little talking as we passed Pyramid Creek Falls - where the water crashes down from a lofty height of 300ft into the North Thompson River.
A woman was missing and presumed dead after witnesses saw floodwaters from the Big Thompson River destroy her home in the Cedar Cove area, Larimer County sheriff's spokesman John Schulz said.
The strip of shops, restaurants and galleries that stretch along the postcard-appropriate road following the Big Thompson River is a year-round draw for tourists.
With a rich heritage that is part Ntlakapamux (Thompson River Salish) and Irish-Canadian, Beagan said she is thankful to productions like Rubaboo that creates more opportunities for artists in Alberta.
From this vantage point, one only has to turn to view at once the Thompson River and the city's sewage ponds, geometrically beautiful and either benign or stercoracious depending on the wind and effluent.
He divides his time between wandering the rainforest coast and the more remote desert landscape of the Thompson River Valley.
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