Fort Nelson-Liard Regional District

Feature Type:Regional District - A division of the province incorporated as a regional district.
Status: Lookup the official name
Relative Location: NE corner of the province; N of 58ยบ, W of Gataga and Kechika Rivers, Peace River Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 58°48'14''N, 122°42'24''W at the approximate centre of this feature.
Datum: NAD83
NTS Map: 94J/15
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Origin Notes and History:

Peace River-Liard Regional District incorporated per Order in Council effective 31 October 1967; name confirmed 4 April 1974 on MCR-5, sheet 3. Split into 2 regional districts: Fort Nelson-Liard Regional District and Peace River Regional District, per OIC 2123/87 effective 22 October 1987. Fort Nelson Regional District renamed Northern Rockies Regional District, per OIC 374/99 effective 26 March 1999.

Source: BC place name cards, or correspondence to/from BC's Chief Geographer or BC Geographical Names Office