Nisga'a Highway

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The Highway 113 in British Columbia is also known as the Nisga'a Highway. It is located in the west of the province, begins at Terrace as a branch of Highway 16 and ends in Gingolx (English Kincolith ) on the Pacific coast. The highway has a length of 174 km.

The highway itself has a distinct signs with a logo that is applied to the Indian culture. The main difference is, besides the different color scheme, the coat of arms of British Columbia has been replaced at the top edge by an indigenous sign logo. The highway passes through the Indian reservations of the Nisga'a, the numbering has references to the culture of the Nisga'a: 113 years after the first negotiations of the former chiefs of the Nisga'a Treaty was concluded in 2000.


The highway begins west of Terrace, he leads on the western outskirts north passing. It leads along the valley of Kitsumkalum Rivers, past the lakes Trestum Lake and Lake Kitsumkalum. The highway leaves the valley and runs along the sand Lakes and Lava Lakes. At the lake, and the Anhluut'ukwsim Laxmihl Angwinga'asanskwhl Nisga'a Provincial Park, the Highway now crosses begins. In New Aiyansh the highway meets the Nass River. He follows this westwards and crossed it before its confluence with the Portland Inlet. The route runs along the north coast of this fjord and ends in Gingolx.