BC Geographical Names

Name Details:

Name: Columbia-Shuswap Regional District
Feature TypeClick here for a list of
Feature Types.
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Regional District - A division of the province incorporated as a regional district
StatusClick here for an explanation of Status.: Official
Relative Location: N and W from Salmon Arm to BC-Alberta boundary
Latitude-LongitudeClick here for an explanation of Position Type.: 51°25'00''N, 117°40'00''W at the approximate centre of this feature.
DatumClick here for an explanation of Datum.: NAD27
NTS MapClick here for an explanation of NTS Map.: 82N/5
Related MapClick here for an explanation of Related Maps.:
82K/11 82K/12 82K/13 82K/14
82K/15 82K/16 82L/10 82L/11
82L/12 82L/13 82L/14 82L/15
82L/16 82L/5 82L/6 82M/1
82M/10 82M/15 82M/16 82M/2
82M/3 82M/6 82M/7 82M/8
82M/9 82N/1 82N/10 82N/11
82N/12 82N/13 82N/14 82N/15
82N/2 82N/3 82N/4 82N/5
82N/6 82N/7 82N/8 82N/9
83C/3 83C/4 83C/5 83D/1
83D/2 83D/8
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Origin Notes and History:

Incorporated as Columbia-Shuswap Regional District 30 November 1965; name confirmed 4 April 1974 on MCR 5, Sheet 3. Link to the regional district's own internet site through http://www.civicnet.gov.bc.ca/
Source: BC place name cards, or correspondence to/from BC's Chief Geographer or BC Geographical Names Office