Beaver River (Columbia River)
|- location||Glacier National Park|
|- location||Kinbasket Lake|
|Basin||1,150 km2 (444 sq mi) |
|Discharge||for Near the mouth|
|- average||41.9 m3/s (1,480 cu ft/s) |
|- max||429 m3/s (15,150 cu ft/s)|
|- min||2.08 m3/s (73 cu ft/s)|
The Beaver River, also known as the Beavermouth Creek or Beaver Creek, is a tributary of the Columbia River in British Columbia, Canada, joining that river in the Rocky Mountain Trench northwest of the town of Golden. It enters the Columbia via Kinbasket Lake.
The Beaver River is the eastern egress from the Rogers Pass and its valley is the route of the Trans-Canada Highway and Canadian Pacific Railway on that side of the pass, and it is located in Glacier National Park. Its lower reaches are officially named Beaver Canyon. The pass between the Beaver River and the Duncan River forms the dividing line between the Selkirks and the Purcell Mountains.
- "Beaver Glacier". BC Geographical Names. http://apps.gov.bc.ca/pub/bcgnws/names/2796.html.
- "Beaver River". BC Geographical Names. http://apps.gov.bc.ca/pub/bcgnws/names/2827.html.
- "Archived Hydrometric Data Search". Water Survey of Canada. Retrieved October 19, 2008. Search for Station 08NB019 Beaver River near the mouth
- "Beaver Canyon". BC Geographical Names. http://apps.gov.bc.ca/pub/bcgnws/names/2770.html.
- Canadian GeoNames Database entry "Beaver River, British Columbia"
- Location map from Canadian GeoNames Database
- "Beaver Overlook". BC Geographical Names. http://apps.gov.bc.ca/pub/bcgnws/names/2818.html.
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