Private Loren Nelson
The Commemorative Names Project has named a Manitoban geographical feature after Loren. The feature is named Nelson Rapids, located in the northwest corner of Manitoba. These rapids are in the extreme northern part of the Province, it's latitude is more northern than Churchill, Manitoba. There are also no roads in this part of the province.
Nelson Rapids is a very prominent feature. It forms a rapids in a narrow section of the North Seal River. In these narrows, the river is approximately 75 meters (3/4 of the length of a Canadian football field) wide and the entire rapids are nearly 700 meters (approx. 7 Canadian football fields) long.
A Fishing lodge is located on Egenolf Lake. For photos of the country around Nelson Rapids visit the Ganglers North Seal River Lodge site. A description, received from people who have fished at the foot of the rapids, describes Nelson Rapids as a spectacular site with boulders strewn across the mouth of the river.
Geonames satellite image of Nelson Rapids
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