Moricetown Canyon

Moricetown Canyon (HM5RM)

Location: Smithers, BC V0J 2N0 Liberty County
Country: Canada

N 55° 0.776', W 127° 19.862'

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This site, once the largest village of the Bulkley Valley Indians, later was named after the pioneer missionary, Father Morice. Salmon, staple food of the Indian, concentrated in the canyon and were caught with basketry traps, dip-nets, and harpoons. Indians still catch salmon with long gaff nooks and smoke them at this historic native fishery.
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HM NumberHM5RM
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Placed ByBritish Colombia Department of Recreation & Conservation
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Sunday, September 7th, 2014 at 1:33pm PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)9U E 606721 N 6097504
Decimal Degrees55.01293333, -127.33103333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 55° 0.776', W 127° 19.862'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds55° 0' 46.56" N, 127° 19' 51.72" W
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Closest Postal AddressAt or near 8600-9098 Yellowhead Hwy, Smithers BC V0J 2N0, CA
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