The Columbia Shuswap Regional District (CSRD) is a regional district in the province of British Columbia, Canada. On November 30th, 1965, the Columbia-Shuswap Regional District was incorporated. The CSRD district lays roughly N and W from Salmon Arm to BC-Alberta boundary.

"Origin Notes and History:
The Shuswap word spil-a-mi-shine, meaning "flat mouth" or spal-lum-shin, meaning "meadow flat". (12th Report of the Okanagan Historical Society, 1948). Source: included with note

Origin Notes and History (Columbia River):
Called Oregon River, by Jonathan Carver, 1766. Called Rio de San Roque by Bruno Heceta, who discovered the river's mouth in 1775, and so-labelled on Spanish charts. Named Columbia River in 1792, by Captain Robert Gray of Boston, after his ship "Columbia", which entered the mouth of the river in May of that year. In turn, the name of Gray's vessel honours Christopher Columbus, who 'discovered' America in 1492. Description of c1915 navigation from headwaters at Columbia Lake on file cover T.1.47. Source: BC place name cards, or correspondence to/from BC's Chief Geographer or BC Geographical Names Office"
[cited: BC Government 2013]



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Craigellachie; The Last Spike

4 photos
Craigellachie; The Last Spike

Herman Lake Recreation Site and Trails BC

13 photos
Herman Lake Recreation Site and Trails BC

Mount Griffin Provincial Park; Wap Lake

6 photos
Mount Griffin Provincial Park; Wap Lake

Salmon Arm; Marine Peace Park & Wharf

25 photos
Salmon Arm; Marine Peace Park & Wharf

Salmon Arm; Sunwave Center, Men's Hockey Salmon Arm VS Enderby

78 photos
Salmon Arm; Sunwave Center, Men's Hockey Salmon Arm VS Enderby

Salmon Arm; Yeti Rugby Club; 2009 Abominable Rugby Tournament

65 photos
Salmon Arm; Yeti Rugby Club; 2009 Abominable Rugby Tournament

Seymour Arm & Area

11 photos
Seymour Arm & Area

Shuswap Lake

9 photos
Shuswap Lake

Shuswap Lake Marine Provincial Park; Anstey Hunakwa Provincial Park - Hunakwa Lake Trail

45 photos
Shuswap Lake Marine Provincial Park; Anstey Hunakwa Provincial Park - Hunakwa Lake Trail

Sicamous; Sicamous Narrows

14 photos
Sicamous; Sicamous Narrows

Wallensteen Lake Recreation Site and Trails BC

15 photos
Wallensteen Lake Recreation Site and Trails BC

White Lake; Western Painted Turtle

8 photos
White Lake; Western Painted Turtle