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British Columbia


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    • us: Colombie-Britannique
    • us: British Columbia (Colony)
    • us: Colony of British Columbia
    • us: United Colonies of Vancouver Island and British Columbia
    • us: Brits-Kolombië
    • us: Britaniya Kolumbiyası
    • us: Брытанская Калумбія
    • us: Brytanskai︠a︡ Kalumbii︠a︡
    • us: Britanska Kolumbija
    • us: Британска Колумбия
    • us: Britanska Kolumbii︠a︡
    • us: Colúmbia Britànica
    • us: Britská Kolumbie
    • us: Britisk Columbia
    • us: Britisch-Kolumbien
    • us: Briti Columbia
    • us: Βρετανικη Κολομβια
    • us: Vretanikē Kolomvia
    • us: Province of British Columbia
    • us: B.C. (British Columbia)
    • us: BC
    • us: C.-B. (Province)
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      • found: NLC 10-14-83 (AACR 2: British Columbia)
      • found: Agricultural statistics profile, 1984: t.p. (BC, B.C.) preface (British Columbia)
      • found: Wikipedia, Feb. 27, 2006 (Vancouver Island was a crown colony of British North America from 1849 to 1866, after which it was united with British Columbia)
      • found: The Canadian encyclopedia, via WWW, Feb. 27, 2006: Vancouver Island (The Treaty of Washington (1846) established the Island as British territory; it was made a British crown colony in 1849. It united with the mainland BC colony in 1866) British Columbia (the British established the mainland colony of British Columbia in 1858 under the authority of James Douglas, who remained governor of Vancouver Island. The British government united the 2 colonies in 1866. After 1867 the British colony on the West Coast debated whether it should join the new confederation of eastern provinces known as Canada. In 1871 the 12,000 non-native residents of BC agreed to enter the Dominion of Canada)
      • found: British Columbia. Ministry of Social Services and Housing. Annual report, 1989/90 t.p. (Province of British Columbia)
      • found: Wikipedia, Feb. 27, 2006 (British Columbia, or simply B.C. or BC (French: Colombie-Britannique, C.-B.); in 1858, the mainland was organized into the Colony of British Columbia; the two colonies of Vancouver's Island and British Columbia merged in 1866, with the name British Columbia being applied to the newly united colony. British Columbia joined Canada on July 20, 1871; United Colonies of Vancouver Island and British Columbia was the name informally given to the defacto amalgamation of the two crown colonies from 1866 until their incorporation into the Canadian Confederation in 1871) Nov. 3, 2008 (Afrikaans page: Brits-Kolombië; Azerbaijani page: Britaniya Kolumbiyası; Belarusian page: Брытанская Калумбія = Brytanskai︠a︡ Kalumbii︠a︡; Bosnian page: Britanska Kolumbija; Bulgarian page: Британска Колумбия = Britanska Kolumbii︠a︡; Catalan page: Colúmbia Britànica; Czech page: Britská Kolumbie; Danish page: Britisk Columbia; German page: Britisch-Kolumbien; Estonian page: Briti Columbia; Greek page: Βρετανική Κολομβία = Vretanikē Kolomvia)
      • found: GeoNames, algorithmically matched, 2009 (adm1; 53°59ʹ59ʺN 125°00ʹ12ʺW)
    • Editorial Notes

      • [AACR 1 form: British Columbia]
      • [Non-Latin script references not evaluated.]
    • Change Notes

      • 1979-07-05: new
      • 2015-05-17: revised
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