Boundary country: A historical designation for a district in southern British Columbia lying, as its name suggests, along the boundary between Canada and the United States.
Effluent: An outflowing of water or gas from a natural body of water, or from a humanmade structure.
Molybdenum: A silvery-white, hard transition metal.
Sculpin: A type of fish. Sculpins occur in many types of habitat, including ocean and freshwater zones. They live in rivers, submarine canyons, kelp forests and shallow littoral habitat types, such as tidepools.