Synonyms for slocan or Related words with slocan


Examples of "slocan"
Slocan should not be confused with Slocan Park, which is farther south along the Slocan River, or South Slocan, which, in turn, should not be confused with Shoreacres (Prekrasnoye), at the Slocan River's confluence with the Kootenay River. The term "the Slocan" refers to the Slocan Valley in general.
It is not to be confused with Slocan, British Columbia (also known as Slocan City), a village in the Slocan Valley, British Columbia.
The Slocan River originates at Slocan Lake and flows south past Slocan and Winlaw to join the Kootenay River near Shoreacres, about halfway between Castlegar and Nelson.
The 50-kilometre Slocan Valley Rail Trail is being developed by Tourism BC and the Slocan Valley Heritage Trail Society.
The Slocan Valley is a stop spot for tourists. Popular activities include mountain biking, rafting on the slocan river, back country skiing, rock climbing at the Slocan Bluffs, and access to the Valhalla Provincial Park.
The Village of Slocan ( ), historically also known as Slocan City ( ), from Ktunaxa: "sⱡuqan", ). is a village in the Slocan Valley of the West Kootenay region of the southeastern Interior of British Columbia, Canada. It is located at the southern end of Slocan Lake, to the south of New Denver, which sits mid-way up the lake's eastern shore.
Slocan Park is an unincorporated settlement in the Slocan Valley area of the West Kootenay region of the Interior of British Columbia, Canada. Largely an agricultural and residential community of about 120 households, Slocan Park is the site of the co-operative grocery and gas outlet for the Slocan Valley, and other commercial services included a branch of the local credit union.
BC Highway 6 follows the eastern shore of Slocan lake from Hills to Slocan City and down the Slocan River from there. The Canadian Pacific rail line from Nakusp via Bonanza Pass now dead-ends at Rosebery Slip, on Slocan Lake, but originally ran into Sandon.
Slocan Lake is a lake in the Slocan Valley of the West Kootenay region of the Southeastern Interior of British Columbia, Canada. it is drained by the Slocan River, which flows south from the lake's foot at Slocan City through the Slocan Valley to South Slocan, British Columbia, where that river meets the Kootenay River a few miles above its confluence with the Columbia. It is fed by Bonanza Creek, which comes down the pass from Summit Lake, beyond which is the town of Nakusp on Upper Arrow Lake.
The 1920 election was the last appearance of the Kaslo riding. For the 1924 election it was merged with Slocan to form Kaslo-Slocan.
The Italian Cultural Centre (Il Centro) is located at 3075 Slocan Street, in East Vancouver, Canada, on Slocan Street at Grandview Highway.
The Slocan Valley Rail Trail is a multi-use recreational rail trail located in the Kootenay region of southeastern British Columbia, namely the Slocan Valley.
Appledale is an unincorporated community in the Slocan Valley region of southeastern British Columbia, Canada, located on the west bank of the Slocan River, just north of Winlaw.
For successive election results see Revelstoke-Slocan.
The valley is home to the villages of Slocan City, New Denver, Silverton, as well as the unincorporated communities of Crescent Valley, Slocan Park, Passmore, Vallican, Winlaw, Appledale, Perry Siding, Lemon Creek, Rosebury, and Hills. Valhalla Provincial Park is located on the western side of the upper part of the valley, and is adjoined on its south by the valley of the Little Slocan River. Just east of Slocan Lake are the ghost towns of Sandon, Cody and others, which were busy mining towns during the silver and galena mining era known as the Silvery Slocan (1890s-1900s).
Rosebery is an unincorporated community on the east side of Slocan Lake in the Slocan Valley of the West Kootenay region of southeastern British Columbia, Canada, located north of the Village of New Denver. Rosebery is a largely agricultural, recreation-retirement and resource community, with historical roots in the days of the Silvery Slocan silver-mining rush in the region and was important in the days of railway services in the valley which used the Rosebery Slip, a combined dock and roundtable serving steamboats on Slocan Lake and the Nakusp & Slocan Railway.
Kaslo-Slocan was the name of a provincial electoral district in the Canadian province of British Columbia centred on the town of Kaslo on Kootenay Lake as well as the mining towns of the "Silvery Slocan". The riding first appeared in the 1924 election as the result of a merger of the former ridings of Kaslo and Slocan, and lasted until the 1963 election.
Lemon Creek is an unincorporated community in the Slocan Valley region of southeastern British Columbia, Canada. Its name is derived from that of the creek of the same name, which was named for Robert Lemon, a prominent merchant in pre-Great War Nelson. It is a few miles south of Slocan City which is at the south end of Slocan Lake.
During World War II, Slocan was one of the Japanese Canadian internment camps in British Columbia. Among those interned at the Slocan camp were celebrity scientist David Suzuki, and author Joy Kogawa. Other internment camps in the area were at Lemon Creek, just south of Slocan, and at New Denver.
The South Slocan Dam was commissioned in 1928 and has an aggregate generating capacity of 54 MW. The South Slocan Dam is located on the Kootenay River, near South Slocan, 20 km south west of Nelson on British Columbia Highway 3A.