Manson River

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Manson River is a river located in the Omineca Country region of British Columbia. It flows north into Manson Arm, Williston Lake.[1] The river is located south of Germansen Landing. It was first known as Manson Creek and was discovered in 1871 by Robert Howell. The river has been mined using wing-damming, drifting and hydraulicking. Manson River has been mined by Europeans and Chinese.[2]


  1. ^ "Manson River". BC Geographical Names. 
  2. ^ N.L. Barlee (1980), The Guide to Gold Panning, Revised Second Edition, Second Printing. Canada West Publications., ISBN 0-920164-04-8 

Coordinates: 55°43′N 123°53′W / 55.717°N 123.883°W / 55.717; -123.883