BC Geographical Names

Name Details:

Name: Peace River-Liard 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.: Not official.
Relative Location: NE side BC, from Tumbler Ridge toward Lower Post
Latitude-LongitudeClick here for an explanation of Position Type.: 56°40'00''N, 122°45'00''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.: 94B
Related MapClick here for an explanation of Related Maps.:
93I 93N 93O 93P
94A 94B 94C 94D
94E 94F 94G 94H
94I 94J 94K 94L
94M 94N 94O 94P
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Origin Notes and History:

Incorporated as Peace River-Liard Regional District by OIC, effective 31 October 1967; name confirmed 4 April 1974 on MCR-5, Sheet 3. Split into Fort Nelson-Liard Regional District and Peace River Regional District per OIC 2123/87, effective 31 October 1987.
Source: BC place name cards, or correspondence to/from BC's Chief Geographer or BC Geographical Names Office