Mount Revelstoke National Park

Mount Revelstoke National Park rĕvˈəlstōkˌ [key], 100 sq mi (259 sq km) SE British Columbia, Canada, in the Selkirk Mts., just E of the Columbia River valley; est. 1914. Situated on a high plateau, rising to c.7,000 ft (2,134 m) at Mt. Revelstoke, the park has several small lakes and glaciers. A popular resort area, it is noted especially for winter sports.

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