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François Lake / Mount Carl Borden

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François Lake, BC (Nearby: Southbank, Tchesinkut Lake, Danskin, Grassy Plains, Burns Lake)

  • Mount Carl Borden
  • François Lake

Hwy 35
François Lake, British Columbia
V0J 1R0

British Columbia Tourism Region : Northern BC

Description From Owner:
  • Mount Carl Borden named after Dr. Charles E. Borden (1905-78), Professor of German at UBC, who, taking up archaeology as a hobby in middle life, made it his life work and became the father of scientific archaeology in British Columbia.
  • François Lake - According to Father Morice, the Indians called this Nitapoen (meaning 'lip lake') because of its shape.
  • Due to confusion with the Indian word neto, meaning 'white man' (most white men seen here being French-Canadian voyageurs), the Indian name was mistranslated Lac des Franqais (French Lake), which became François Lake.
  • With permission from G.P.V and Helen B. Akrigg 1997 British Columbia Place Names. UBC Press.

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Nearby Lakes and Mountains:
  • Faber Lake, 2km
  • François Lake, 1km
  • Mulvaney Lake, 3km
  • Shaeffer Lake, 3km
  • Conservation Lake, 5km
  • Acorn Lake, 6km
  • Boyd Lake, 9km
  • York Lake, 10km
  • Ranier Lake, 10km
  • Mollice Lake, 11km
  • Long Lake, 11km
  • Guyishton Lake, 12km
  • Tchesinkut Lake, 10km
  • Anders Lake, 12km
  • Octopus Lake, 10km
  • Uncha Mountain, 11km
  • Maud Lake, 18km
  • Small Trout Lake, 21km
  • Loch Lomond, 21km
  • Takysie Lake, 20km
  • Jack Weekes Lake, 15km
  • Tatalaska Lake, 16km
  • Burns Lake, 19km
  • Crystal Lake, 19km
  • Kager Lake, 21km
  • Slug Lake, 21km
  • Uncha Lake, 18km
  • Westman Lake, 22km
  • Totem Pole Lake, 16km
  • Boer Mountain, 23km
  • Dayeezcha Mountain, 23km
  • Spencha Lake, 22km
  • Bickle Lake, 18km
  • Innes Lake, 26km
  • Warin Lake, 24km
  • Clatlatiently Lake, 18km
  • Star Lake, 24km
  • Llgitiyuz Lake, 26km
  • Edlund Lake, 23km
  • Tatalrose Lake, 18km
  • Moxley Lake, 28km
  • Lower Innis Lake, 28km
  • Hewson Lake, 24km
  • Otto Lake, 20km
  • Moss Lake, 26km
  • Llgitiyuz Mountain, 29km
  • Decker Lake, 28km
  • Robertson Lake, 29km
  • Murdoch Lake, 21km
  • Snowflake Lake, 27km