Kamloops Lake
Kamloops Lake, just west of Kamloops, is an expansion of the Thompson River, which flows through southwesten British Columbia.
According to Akrigg and Akrigg, who cite Tod's memoir on the subject, the Shuswap First Nation name, “Kahm-o-loops”, means the meeting of the waters.1
  • 1. G. P. V. Akrigg and H. B. Akrigg, British Columbia Place Names (Vancouver: UBC Press, 1997), 131.
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The Colonial Despatches Team. Kamloops Lake. The Colonial Despatches of Vancouver Island and British Columbia 1846-1871, Edition 2.2, ed. The Colonial Despatches Team. Victoria, B.C.: University of Victoria. https://bcgenesis.uvic.ca/kamloops_lake.html.

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