Indian River (British Columbia)

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Indian River
River
Country Canada
Province British Columbia
Districts Greater Vancouver Regional District, Squamish-Lillooet Regional District
Part of Pacific Ocean drainage basin
Source
 - location Squamish-Lillooet Regional District
 - elevation 801 m (2,628 ft)
 - coordinates 49°38′36″N 123°02′23″W / 49.64333°N 123.03972°W / 49.64333; -123.03972
Mouth Indian Arm
 - location Burrard Inlet, Lower Mainland
 - elevation 0 m (0 ft)
 - coordinates 49°28′00″N 122°53′00″W / 49.46667°N 122.88333°W / 49.46667; -122.88333Coordinates: 49°28′00″N 122°53′00″W / 49.46667°N 122.88333°W / 49.46667; -122.88333
Indian River (British Columbia) is located in British Columbia
Indian River (British Columbia)
Location of the mouth of the river in British Columbia

The Indian River is river in the Lower Mainland region of British Columbia, Canada.[1][2] It is in the Pacific Ocean drainage basin, and is a tributary of Indian Arm.

Course[edit]

For a map showing the river course, see this reference.[2]

The river begins at Mount Baldwin in Squamish-Lillooet Regional District. It flows south and reaches its mouth at Indian Arm, which flows via Burrard Inlet to the Pacific Ocean. An electric power transmission line to Whistler follows the river valley.

Tributaries[edit]

  • Hixon Creek (left)
  • Forestry Creek (right)
  • Brandt Creek (left)
  • Meslilloet Creek (left)

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Indian River". Geographical Names Data Base. Natural Resources Canada. Retrieved 2012-01-23. 
  2. ^ a b "Indian River". Atlas of Canada. Natural Resources Canada. 2010-02-04. Retrieved 2012-01-23.  Shows the course of the river highlighted on a map.