BC Geographical Names

Name Details:

Name: Northern Rockies Regional Municipality
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Feature Types.
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Regional Municipality
StatusClick here for an explanation of Status.: Official
Relative Location: NE corner of the province; N of 58ยบ, W of Gataga and Kechika Rivers, Peace River Land District
Latitude-LongitudeClick here for an explanation of Position Type.: 58°48'14''N, 122°42'24''W at the approximate centre of this feature.
DatumClick here for an explanation of Datum.: NAD83
NTS MapClick here for an explanation of NTS Map.: 94J/15
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Origin Notes and History:

Northern Rockies Regional Municipality was incorporated per Order in Council #33, 29 January 2009, effective 6 February 2009, encompassing the same boundary as the former Northern Rockies Regional District, with the exception of Indian Reserves, and including the former Town of Fort Nelson. See also the regional municipality's own website.
Source: BC place name cards, or correspondence to/from BC's Chief Geographer or BC Geographical Names Office