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Mount Hurd

Mount Hurd is a Canadian mountain in the Ottertail Range of the Rocky Mountains in British Columbia. It was named after Major Marshall Farnam Hurd a Canadian Pacific Railway engineer and explorer. It was featured on a 1928 Canada Post 10¢ stamp b ...

                                               

Mount Ida (British Columbia)

There are two BC mountains recognized as Mount Ida. One is found in Kakwa Provincial Park. At 3192 m it is one of the two most northerly mountains in the Rocky Mountains over 10 000 ft. The other is Mt Sir Alexander. The Kakwa Ida is sometimes ca ...

                                               

Mount Minto

Mount Minto is a mountain in the Atlin Country of far northwestern British Columbia, Canada. The local Tlingit name is Kiyan. It is located 43 km north of the town of Atlin. It lies on the western side of the northeast arm of Atlin Lake. The easi ...

                                               

Mount Sir John Abbott

Mount Sir John Abbott is a 3.398 m mountain located in the Premier Range of the Cariboo Mountains in the east-central interior of British Columbia, Canada. It is located at the south end of the west wall of Kiwa Glacier, the source of Kiwa Creek. ...

                                               

Mount Wells Regional Park

Mount Wells is a small regional park located northwest of the City of Langford and in the nearby vicinity of Goldstream Provincial Park and the Sooke Hills Regional Park Reserve. The parking lot is located at Humpback Lake, a former reservoir. Th ...

                                               

Mount Nesselrode

Mount Nesselrode, also known as Boundary Peak 98, 2.474 metres prominence: 924 m, is a peak in the Boundary Ranges of the Coast Mountains, located on and in part defining the border between British Columbia, Canada and Alaska, United States. Abou ...

                                               

Okanagan North

Okanagan North was a federal electoral district in the province of British Columbia, Canada, that was represented in the House of Commons of Canada from 1979 to 1988. This riding was created in 1976 from parts of Kamloops - Cariboo, Okanagan Boun ...

                                               

Okanagan-Similkameen-Merritt

Okanagan - Similkameen - Merritt was a federal electoral district in British Columbia, Canada, that was represented in the House of Commons of Canada from 1988 to 1997. This riding was created in 1987 from Okanagan - Similkameen, and eliminated i ...

                                               

Old Massett

Old Massett, named G̱aw in X̱aad kil, is an Aboriginal Canadian village on Graham Island in Haida Gwaii, British Columbia. It lies on the east side of Masset Sound close to the town of Masset; the area of land it is on is legally designated Masse ...

                                               

Opitsaht

Opitsaht, spelled also as Opitsat and Opitsitah, is a community of the Tla-o-qui-aht people of the Nuu-chah-nulth nation, located at the SW end of Meares Island in Clayoquot Sound. During the era of the Maritime Fur Trade, Opitsaht was the seat o ...

                                               

Osoyoos Division Yale Land District

The Osoyoos Division Yale Land District is one of the 59 land districts of British Columbia, Canada, which are the underlying cadastral divisions of that province. All land titles and surveys use the Land District system as the primary point of r ...

                                               

Pali Dome

Pali Dome is a subglacial volcano in the Pacific Ranges of the Coast Mountains in southwestern British Columbia, Canada. It is part of the Mount Cayley volcanic field and its elevation is 2.250 m. For the past 2 million years, the Mount Cayley vo ...

                                               

Pantheon Range

The Pantheon Range is a subrange of the Pacific Ranges of the Coast Mountains in British Columbia. It is located between the edge of the Chilcotin Plateau at Tatla Lake on its northeast and the Klinaklini River on its west, with a southeastern bo ...

                                               

Paradise Valley, British Columbia

Paradise Valley is a rural-residential area north of Brackendale, British Columbia, Canada, located along the right bank of the Cheakamus River. It begins just below that rivers canyon, and continues downstream towards Cheekye, where the road fro ...

                                               

Pemberton Icefield

The Pemberton Icefield or Pemberton Icecap, is the southernmost of the series of very large icefields studding the Pacific Ranges of the southern Coast Mountains in British Columbia, Canada.

                                               

List of physiogeographic regions of British Columbia

This is a list of physiogeographic regions of British Columbia, as defined by S.S. Holland in Bulletin 48 of the Ministry of Energy, Mines and Petroleum Resources Landforms of British Columbia. For physiogeologic regions of British Columbia, see ...

                                               

Pillow Ridge

Pillow Ridge is a ridge of the Tahltan Highland in northern British Columbia, Canada, located southeast of Telegraph Creek. It extends northwest from Mount Edziza in Mount Edziza Provincial Park.

                                               

Pleasant Camp, British Columbia

Pleasant Camp is a government facility in the remote Atlin District of northwestern British Columbia, Canada at an elevation of 274.3 meters. It is a federal government camp servicing the Port of Pleasant Camp and offers no public amenities. The ...

                                               

Port Mellon

Port Mellon is a settlement in British Columbia and part of West Howe Sound, Electoral Area F within the Sunshine Coast Regional District in British Columbia, Canada. Port Mellon is the home to the biggest employer of the area, the Howe Sound Pul ...

                                               

Quathiaski Cove

Quathiaski Cove is a settlement on Quadra Island in British Columbia. It is located within Electoral Area C of the Strathcona Regional District. Quathiaski Cove is the commercial hub of Quadra Island and point of arrival for the regular BC Ferrie ...

                                               

Mount Quincy Adams (Fairweather Range)

Mount Quincy Adams is a mountain located on the border between United States and Canada. It is named after John Quincy Adams, the sixth president of the United States. The southern and eastern flanks of the mountain are in Glacier Bay National Pa ...

                                               

Race Rocks Marine Protected Area

Race Rocks is an Ecological Reserve designated by the British Columbia Parks Ministry in the eastern entrance of the Strait of Juan de Fuca in the Salish Sea, Canada. The reserve is also a designated Marine Protected Area and has been such since ...

                                               

Mount Ratz

Mount Ratz is a mountain located just west of the Stikine River, about 5 km east of the British Columbia-Alaska border. It is the highest peak in the Stikine Icecap and of the Boundary Ranges which in turn form part of the Coast Mountains. It is ...

                                               

Mount Regan (British Columbia)

Mount Regan is a mountain on Vancouver Island, British Columbia, Canada, located 32 km west of Courtenay and 1 km north of Mount Albert Edward. It is associated with the Vancouver Island Ranges, the southernmost extant of the Insular Mountains.

                                               

Robson, British Columbia

Robson is an unincorporated settlement in the West Kootenay region of British Columbia, Canada. It is immediately north across the Columbia River from the city of Castlegar, on the west bank of the mouth of Pass Creek. Across Pass Creek on the sa ...

                                               

Rolla, British Columbia

Rolla is a small historic farming community in the Peace River district of northeastern British Columbia, Canada. It was first founded about 1912 as a way stop and steamer landing on the Peace River. Farms were established as the prairie was open ...

                                               

Mount Root

Mount Root, also named Boundary Peak 165, is a mountain in Alaska and British Columbia, located on the Canada–United States border, and part of the Fairweather Range of the Saint Elias Mountains. It is named for Elihu Root, who was one of the dip ...

                                               

Rosedale, Chilliwack

Rosedale is a farming-based community located east of Chilliwack, British Columbia. This small community is based alongside the Fraser River. It serves as a base for many tourists, both in summer and winter. The hills and valleys of British Colum ...

                                               

Mount Rosseau

Mount Rosseau is a mountain on Vancouver Island, British Columbia, Canada, located 43 km southwest of Courtenay and 23 km south of Mount Albert Edward. It is the highest summit of the Septimus-Rosseau massif. The most western summit of the massif ...

                                               

Mount Septimus

Mount Septimus is the western summit of a jagged mountain on Vancouver Island, British Columbia, Canada, located 50 km southeast of Gold River and 10 km south of Buttle Lake. It contains a huge glacier on the north flank. The highest peak on the ...

                                               

Shaw Springs

The name derives from a natural spring at the location, Shaw Spring, being named for its first water rights owner, William. H. Shaw in 1930. The spring itself is on the west side of the Thompson river. William & wife Rose established and operated ...

                                               

Mount Sir John Thompson

Mount Sir John Thompson is a 3.349 m mountain located at co-ordinates 52°44′N 119°44′W in the Premier Range of the Cariboo Mountains in the east-central interior of British Columbia, Canada. The mountain is located between the David and North Can ...

                                               

Mount Sir Mackenzie Bowell

Mount Sir MacKenzie Bowell is a 3.301 m mountain peak located at co-ordinates 52°49′54″N 119°43′48″W in the Premier Range of the Cariboo Mountains in the east-central interior of British Columbia, Canada. The mountain is located between the Kiwa ...

                                               

Skagit Range

The Skagit Range is a subrange of the Cascade Range in southwestern British Columbia, Canada and northwestern Washington, United States, which are known in Canada as the Canadian Cascades or, officially, the Cascade Mountains. The Skagit Range li ...

                                               

Skirt Mountain

Skirt Mountain is a 347 m mountain lying approximately 13 km northwest of Victoria, British Columbia. It is a part of the Gowlland Range, which extends from the Highlands through Langford to Metchosin. The indigenous name for the traditional moun ...

                                               

Skutz Falls

Skutz Falls is a waterfall on the Cowichan River on Vancouver Island, British Columbia, Canada. It is located just above Marie Canyon. The name was originally Skwets or Squitz, meaning "waterfall" in the Cowichan dialect of Halkomelem. When salmo ...

                                               

Snake Island (Nanaimo)

Snake Island is a small, uninhabited, rocky island northeast of Nanaimo. It is a minor member of the large group of islands east of southern Vancouver Island called the Gulf Islands. It is a bird sanctuary, and home to a colony of harbour seals. ...

                                               

Sooke Potholes Regional Park

Sooke Potholes Regional Park is a 63.5 hectare park along the Sooke River, near Sooke, British Columbia. It is known for its rocky pools and canyon-like features and is a popular destination for hiking and swimming. The Land Conservancy of Britis ...

                                               

South Surrey-White Rock-Langley

South Surrey - White Rock - Langley was a federal electoral district in British Columbia, Canada, that was represented in the House of Commons of Canada from 1997 to 2004.

                                               

Spearhead Range

The Spearhead Range is a short subrange of the Garibaldi Ranges of southwestern British Columbia, Canada, adjacent to the resort town of Whistler, British Columbia and ending at its northwestern apex in Blackcomb Mountain, one of two mountains fo ...

                                               

Squilax, British Columbia

Squilax is a settlement in British Columbia, located on the northeast shore of Little Shuswap Lake. Squilax, as distinguished from Chase, which is adjacent, refers to the reserve communities of the Little Shuswap Lake Indian Band, whose head offi ...

                                               

Mount Stanley Baldwin

Mount Stanley Baldwin is a mountain located in the Premier Range of the Cariboo Mountains in the east-central interior of British Columbia, Canada. The mountain is located at the head of the Gilmour Glacier. It was originally named Mount Challeng ...

                                               

Stanley Peak (Ball Range)

Stanley Peak is a 3.155 m high mountain located in the Ball Range, at the northeastern section of Kootenay National Park, in the Canadian Rocky Mountains. The mountain was named in 1901 by its first climber, the English explorer Edward Whymper, a ...

                                               

Stewart Peak (British Columbia)

Stewart Peak is a 2.238-metre mountain in the Cheam Range, located in southwestern British Columbia, Canada near Chilliwack. It is situated west of The Still Peak and east of Baby Munday Peak. The mountain is named after one of the partners in th ...

                                               

Sumas Mountain (British Columbia)

Sumas Mountain, also referred to as Canadian Sumas to distinguish it from an identically-named mountain just south in Washington state, is a mountain rising from the floodplain of the Fraser River in the Lower Mainland of southwestern British Col ...

                                               

Sumas Peak

Sumas Peak is an official name for the summit of Sumas Mountain, which is located in the on the south shore of the Fraser River in the Fraser Valley between Abbotsford and Chilliwack, British Columbia. Elevation 910 m above sea level, prominence ...

                                               

Surrey-White Rock-South Langley

Surrey - White Rock - South Langley was a federal electoral district in British Columbia, Canada, that was represented in the House of Commons of Canada from 1968 to 1979 and from 1988 to 1997.

                                               

Tagish Highland

The Tagish Highland is an upland area on the inland side of the northernmost Boundary Ranges of the Coast Mountains, spanning far northwestern British Columbia from Atlin Lake to the area of the pass at Champagne, Yukon between the Alsek and Yuko ...

                                               

Tagish Lake

Tagish Lake is a lake in Yukon and northern British Columbia, Canada. The lake is more than 100 km long and about 2 km wide. It has two arms, the Taku Arm in the east which is very long and mostly in British Columbia and Windy Arm in the west, mo ...

                                               

Mount Tantalus

Mount Tantalus is a 2.608-metre mountain in southwestern British Columbia, Canada, located 24 km southeast of Falk Lake and 134 km south of Monmouth Mountain. It is the highest mountain in the Tantalus Range of the Pacific Ranges and is famous fo ...