North Thompson River by George Cousins

The North Thompson River is one of the major river systems in south-central British Columbia, and is named after David Thompson, an explorer,fur-trader and surveyor who mapped over 3.9 million square kilometers of western Canada and the United States, and has been described as the greatest land geographer who ever lived. Among his accomplishments, he was the first white man to navigate the Columbia River from it’s source in the B.C. mountains,all the way to it’s final meeting with the Pacific Ocean.
For anyone who would be interested, there is an excellent story about this remarkable man at :

This photo was taken Sept. 3, 2009, with a Sony DSCF828 camera.


  • x- pose
    x- poseover 5 years ago

    Brilliant capture, beautiful nature!!!

  • Many thanks and much appreciated!

    – George Cousins

  • Mike Oxley
    Mike Oxleyover 5 years ago

    Beautiful scene, George, very nicely captured.

  • Thanks Mike, the weather wasn’t the best but it did provide some nice cloud scenes along the way.

    – George Cousins

  • Blackgull
    Blackgullover 5 years ago

    Nice one George

  • Thanks very much Jim, glad you liked it!

    – George Cousins

  • Stan Wojtaszek
    Stan Wojtaszekover 5 years ago

    Great shot, George ! :)

  • Thanks Stan, I think this was one of my favourites from our short trip.

    – George Cousins

  • Phil Mitchell
    Phil Mitchellover 5 years ago

    wonderful capture George,
    I was there a few years ago, it is a wonderful place.

  • Hello Phil, good to see you again, and many thanks for the kind words. I’m glad you’ve been there yourself, hope you enjoyed the trip and that it brings back happy memories!

    – George Cousins

  • Anna Shaw
    Anna Shawover 5 years ago

    That is simply stunning. Composition, mood, colours – all quite perfect.

  • Many thanks Anna, one of those gray rainy days that can be rewarding in spite of itself..:)

    – George Cousins

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