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However, if you happen across a specimen squished on the Highway and are tempted to stop and take its tail rattle as a souvenir, remember that the peculiar physiology of the beast enables even one freshly dead to strike.) Visitors will soon forgive Osoyoos its pseudo-Spanish styling.At the end of the 1960s, needing a gimmick to attract the vacationers who thronged to Penticton and Kelowna on Lake Okanagan, the Towns boosters embraced the American Southwest motif.Scratching its way diagonally down the desiccated face of Mount Kruger, the Highway bridges the Lake at its pinch and vanishes on the Valleys eastern wall.Splashed across the Lakes pinch, Osoyoos worships the sun.At the bottom of the grade, a traffic light controls the well service-stationed intersection of the Crowsnest Highway with Highway 3A/97.Under the huge Canadian flag which floats above the Husky gas station/restaurant and neighbouring chamber of commerce tourist information trailer, the Intersection extinguishes Highway 3A southbound from up-valley and sends its travelling companion, 97, on alone to cross into Washington state four kilometres south.
Sun typically blazing in a flawless azure sky, the steep valley walls trap the heat radiating from the wide, black streets. (A conscientious informant should at some point mention rattlesnakes in any treatment of the southern Okanagan valley.
Below the view-point lies the nine-mile length of international Lake Osoyoos, speared by spits and pinched nearly in half, its surface slashed by ski-boat wakes and spotted by sails.
Reports Dorothy Fraser in (Osoyoos Museum Society, 1967), the Lake is a glacial remnant, formed when an enormous chunk of ice broke off a retreating glacier and was partially buried by outwash from valley-side streams.
posted 2002 revised 2008/02/01 Osoyoos The Brigade Trail J. Haynes and the Customs House The Founding of Osoyoos Cattle, the Krugers, Irrigation and the Fruit Industry Racism in the Valley The KVR and the Incorporation of Osoyoos The Anarchist Mining Osoyoos Away from Spotted Lake and the Richter Pass, the eastbound Crowsnest Highway starts its dramatic career down into the Okanagan Valley.
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