McGregor River facts for kids
Quick facts for kidsMcGregor River
|Main source||Wishaw Lake|
|River mouth||Fraser River
588 m (1,929 ft)
The McGregor River was named for the Provincial Land Surveyor Captain James Herrick McGregor, who fought and died in 1915 at the Second Battle of Ypres, in Belgian Flanders. It was formerly known as the Big Salmon River. It commemorates Captain McGregor who was the first president of the BC Land Surveyors, president of Victoria's Union Club, and a poet.
The McGregor River originates in Wishaw Lake, a remote lake located in Kakwa Provincial Park and Protected Area and flows generally west and northwest to join the Fraser River northeast of Prince George.
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