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One of the highway's key stopoffs, FORT NELSON (pop. 5000), is 381km north of Fort St John. Everything in town, except a small museum devoted to the highway's construction, speaks of a frontier supplies depot, the latest in a long line of trading posts attracted to a site that is fed by four major rivers and stands in the lee of the Rockies. Dour buildings stand in a battered sprawl around a windswept grid and much of life here seems to revolve around exploitation of its huge natural gas deposits – the town has the world's second-largest gas-processing plant and the huge storage tanks to prove it. …
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