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Revelstoke

Revelstoke (rĕvˈəlstōk) [key], city (1991 pop. 7,729), SE British Columbia, Canada, on the Columbia River. The city is at the foot of the Selkirk Mts. and is the gateway to Mt. Revelstoke National Park. It is also a railroad division point and a distribution center for a mining and lumbering area.

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