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us: Northwest Territories


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    • us: Territoires du Nord-Ouest
    • us: North West Territories
    • us: NWT
    • us: N.W.T
    • us: GNWT
    • us: Government of the Northwest Territories
    • us: Government of the N.W.T
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      • found: Zaslow, M. The Northwest Territories, 1905-1980, 1984: t.p. (Northwest Territories) p. 3, etc. (North West Territories; NWT)
      • found: NLC 9-14-84 (AACR 2: Northwest Territories)
      • found: LC data base, 10-24-84 (hdg.: Northwest Territories)
      • found: Indian and Northern Affairs Canada WWW home page, April 7, 1999 Nunavut (On April 1, 1999, the new territory of Nunavut came into being, taking in the central and eastern portions of the Northwest Territories)
      • found: Canada's official geographical names Web site, April 7, 1999 what's new/Nunavut (A territory to be known as Nunavut was established under the Statutes of Canada 1993, Bill C-132, assented to on June 10, 1993. This Act shall come into force on or before April 1, 1999. Nunavut consists of: all of Canada north of 60°N and east of the boundary shown on the map below, and which is not within Quebec or Newfoundland; and the islands of Hudson Bay, James Bay and Ungava Bay that are not within Manitoba, Ontario or Quebec) Nunavut news (There is not, yet, an abbreviation for Nunavut. The two-letter postal code for Nunavut is NT, exactly the same as the one used for the Northwest Territories now. A name change for the Northwest Territories is not anticipated in the near future, so the Northwest Territories and Nunavut will be sharing NT until further notice)
      • found: BGN Foreign names information bulletin, May 28, 1999 (Former name: Northwest Territories [English]; Territoires du Nord-Ouest [French]--ADM1, 66°00ʹN 102°00ʹW; New name: Northwest Territories [English]; Territoires du Nord-Ouest [French]--ADM1, 65°00ʹN 118°00ʹW)
      • found: Plant life of the Northwest Territories, via WWW, May 15, 2003 (Northwest Territories) HTML header (GNWT, Canada)
      • found: The Canol Heritage Trail, 1996: t.p. (Government of the Northwest Territories) cover (Northwest Territories; Government of the N.W.T.)
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      • 1984-10-31: new
      • 2010-05-16: revised
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