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Windermere ~ Lake / Mount Nelson / Palliser River

Your Host(s) : Canada Post

Invermere, BC (Nearby: Windermere, Athalmer, Shuswap, Wilmer, Dry Gulch)

  • Mount Nelson
  • Palliser River
  • Windermere Lake

710 12 St
Invermere, British Columbia
V0A 1K0

British Columbia Tourism Region : Kootenay Rockies

Description From Owner:
  • Mount Nelson - After Horatio, Viscount Nelson, the victor of Trafalgar.
  • In his narrative for March 1809, David Thompson mentions 'the rude pyramid of Mount Nelson (for so I named it). Also NELSON ISLAND, Jervis Inlet.
  • Palliser River - After Captain John Palliser (1817-87), who, under the direction of the British government, spent the period 1857-9 exploring the country between the forty-ninth parallel and the
  • North Saskatchewan River and between the Red River and the Rockies.
  • He was also charged with seeking for passes through the Rockies, and this extension of his duties took him into British Columbia.
  • Windermere Lake - This was David Thompson's 'Kootenae Lake,' near which he founded Kootenae House in 1807.
  • It was subsequently known as Lower Columbia Lake. It was given its present name in 1883 by G.M. Sproat because of its resemblance to Lake Windermere in the English lake district.
  • With permission from G.P.V and Helen B. Akrigg 1997 British Columbia Place Names. UBC Press.

Palliser River

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