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Canada's Grand Coulee not so different from Washington's


Google Maps shows Grand Coulee, Saskatchewan 836 miles away, just past Moose Jaw.

Approximately 836 miles away via the Trans-Canada Highway lies a town known as Grand Coulee, Saskatchewan.

The town of approximately 650 people is located 10 minutes west of the city of Regina, the capital of Saskatchewan.

"We are a bedroom community surrounded by farmland," Tobi Duck, administrator for the town of Grand Coulee said by email. "How and why they came up with the name Grand Coulee is anyone's guess as we are as flat as a pancake."

Duck said that the people in the Canadian Grand Coulee are very aware of Grand Coulee, Washington, as well as the dam. "Anytime you go to Google o...

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