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Kitimat

(kĭt`ĭmăt'), town (1991 pop. 11,305), W British Columbia, Canada, at the head of Douglas Channel. It is the site of a huge aluminum smelter (opened 1954), pulp and paper mills, and a petrochemical plant. Kitimat has a deepwater anchorage.

Kitimat

 

a city and port in Canada, on the Pacific Ocean, in British Columbia. Population, 14,000 (1971). The city is a center for the production of aluminum, pulp and paper, and sawmill products. It has an aluminum plant (rated production, 500,000 tons), which operates on energy from the Kemano underground hydroelectric power plant (south of Kitimat) and uses raw materials imported from Jamaica, Guyana, and Australia. The plant belongs to a branch of the American monopoly Alcoa. Kitimat’s exports include aluminum, lumber, and paper pulp.

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As a new town on the Northern British Columbian frontier, Kitimat represented mid-twentieth-century ideas of industrial resource development and town planning.
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