Okanagan Lake


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Okanagan Lake

(ōkənä`gən), 69 mi (111 km) long and from 2 to 4 mi (3.2–6.4 km) wide, S British Columbia, Canada. It drains southward through the Okanagan River. The lake is in a prosperous fruit-growing region.

Okanagan Lake

a lake in SW Canada, in S British Columbia: drained by the Okanagan River into the Columbia River. Length: about 111 km (69 miles). Width: from 3.2--6.4 km (2--4 miles)
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This part of Westside Road features steep embankments down to Okanagan Lake.
The building overlooking Okanagan Lake aims to deliver traditional-method sparkling wine in a structure built as much for wine production as for show.
Joseph's, Okanagan Lake, quoting from Joset's letter, undated.
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Their beautiful home, built in 1908, is now a bed and breakfast called, "The Laughing Loon." Situated on the spectacular Okanagan Lake, the home displays a unique plaque indicating that Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Phillip spent a holiday there.
The Ice Age deservedly receives extensive coverage for many of the pleasing landscapes of the region and Okanagan Lake itself are products of glaciation.
He spent two years working on a ranch in Alberta, picked strawberries near Mission, B.C., and was working on a fox farm near Okanagan Lake when he received a phone call, followed by a letter, which would give his life a new direction.
One afternoon found me at Helen Gorman Elementary, up in the hills on the opposite side of Okanagan Lake. As I was finishing up with questions from the second group, the principal came over the PA system to announce that there was yet another bear sighted on the street behind the school.
The background depicted what seemed to be the shore of the Okanagan Lake, with a lawn by the water, blue waters, mountains and blue skies.
There are five interconnected lakes in the Okanagan Valley in south-central British Columbia; Okanagan Lake is the largest of them with a surface area of 450 k[m.sup.2].
The company also owns land west of Okanagan Lake in the province's interior.

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