Alkali Lake / Chilcotin River

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ALKALI LAKE, BC (Nearby: Dog Creek, Springhouse, Gang Ranch, Tl'esqox, Esler)

ALKALI LAKE, British Columbia
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British Columbia Tourism Region : Cariboo Chilcotin Coast

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  • Chilcotin River - The name can be translated as 'ochre river people.' Ochre here refers not to the colour but to the mineralized substance (usually red or yellow) much prized by the Indians for use as a base for paint or dye.
  • With permission from G.P.V and Helen B. Akrigg 1997 British Columbia Place Names. UBC Press.

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