BC Geographical Names

Name Details:

Name: Skeena-Queen Charlotte 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: Surrounding Prince Rupert, S to Hartley Bay and islands west
Latitude-LongitudeClick here for an explanation of Position Type.: 53°45'00''N, 132°00'00''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.: 103F/16
Related MapClick here for an explanation of Related Maps.:
102O/14 103B/11 103B/12 103B/13
103B/3 103B/5 103B/6 103C/16
103C/9 103F/1 103F/10 103F/11
103F/14 103F/15 103F/16 103F/2
103F/7 103F/8 103F/9 103G/1
103G/10 103G/12 103G/13 103G/14
103G/16 103G/4 103G/5 103G/8
103G/9 103H/11 103H/12 103H/13
103H/14 103H/4 103H/5 103H/6
103I/11 103I/12 103I/3 103I/4
103I/5 103I/6 103J/1 103J/10
103J/2 103J/4 103J/7 103J/8
103J/9 103K/1 103K/2 103K/3
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Origin Notes and History:

Incorporated as Skeena-Queen Charlotte Regional District 17 August 1967; name confirmed 4 April 1974 on MCR-5, sheet 3. Portion of Kitimat-Stikine Regional District transferred to Skeena-Queen Charlotte Regional District effective 19 August 1993 per Letters Patent. 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