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Naming Canada"s geographical features

Canadian Permanent Committee on Geographical Names.

Naming Canada"s geographical features

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Published by Canadian Permanent Committee on Geographical Names in Ottawa, Ont .
Written in English


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StatementCanadian Permanent Committee on Geographical Names
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21688281M
ISBN 10066217416X
OCLC/WorldCa51858599


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Naming Canada"s geographical features by Canadian Permanent Committee on Geographical Names. Download PDF EPUB FB2

The GNBC and the various provincial and territorial names authorities rarely initiate the naming of geographical features. Almost all names are submitted by the public or have been gathered through field survey programmes.

Ina primary task for the Geographic Board of Canada was to set up standards and guidelines. Geographical naming in Canada comes under the jurisdiction of naming authorities such as the Newfoundland and Labrador Geographical Names Board.

These authorities make up the Geographical Names Board of Canada (GNBC). Created inthe GNBC consists of 27 members - one from each province and territory - and federal government departments or. 'Naming Canada will be enjoyed and valued as a resource by everyone with an interest in place names or the geography of Canada.

' (H. Gardiner Barnum The Canadian Geographer) 'This little book is full of entertaining stories. It is hard to put down once you start reading it. 45(1). You may access nearly currently approved geographical names stored on the Canadian Geographical Names Data Base (CGNDB), Canadas national bank of official geographical names.

These names are authorized by the Geographical Names Board of Canada (GNBC), through its provincial, territorial and federal representatives.

Geographic names help us identify places and describe historic, cultural and natural geographical features all around us. The Canadian Geographical Names Database (CGNDB) is a key Federal open data set that most geospatial users in Canada should be familiar with.

It is Canadas authoritative source for all official geographical names, and their associated ted Reading Time: 1 min. In Canada, geographical naming is the responsibility of the province or territory where the physical.

feature is situated. In the case of federal lands, such as national parks, naming is the joint responsibility of provincial, territorial and federal naming authorities. The Geographical Names Board of Canada. Established inthe Geographical Names Board of Canada coordinates the naming of geographical names in the country.

Originally called the Geographic Board of Canada, it went through several other names before acquiring its current designation in Canada is the second-biggest country on earth, yet over 80 per Naming Canadas geographical features book of the countrys land is uninhabited, and most Canadians live clustered in a handful of large cities close to the U.

border. This reality stems from Canadas unique geography, which is, all things considered, rather unfriendly to ted Reading Time: 7 mins. From Bonavista and Port au Choix in the east, to Malaspina Strait and Port Alberni in the west, this book also reveals the rich Portuguese, Spanish, and Basque contributions to Canada's toponymic heritage.

Naming Canada tells us about place names that became undesirable and had to be changed for reasons of perceived political s: 1. Canada Geographic Feature Renaming Project. In April Aircrew Remembered were contacted by the geographical naming features in Canada: "They kindly explained that whilst they do have many features in Canada named after war casualties, the list they have is not presently up to date, nor is the origin information available to the public - Naming Canadas geographical features book.

maintaining an effective system in which physical features and populated places can be easily and accurately identified. The application of names to geographical features is a public trust, carried out for the benefit of present and future generations.

Underlying the naming process is the recognition that. not all features need a name at this time. Canada is part of North America. Canada is a large country. It is the second largest country (by area) in the world.

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Canada also encompasses vast maritime terrain, with the world's longest coastline ofkilometres (, mi). The physical geography of Canada is widely varied. Boreal forests prevail throughout the country, ice is prominent in northerly Arctic regions and Area: Ranked 2nd.

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An example is Miles Canyon located near Whitehorse that was named after General Nelson Miles. There was concern in Ottawa over Americans naming geographical features without consulting the Canadian government, and so inCanada established the Geographic Board of Canada, whose mandate was to approve official place names across the country.

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From: Natural Resources Canada Search names By Geographical Name By Coordinates By Rectangular Area Canadian Geographical Names Database - Open Library: BC Social Studies Open Library: BC Social Studies Locations of geographic features and unincorporated places that have been officially named, or are being considered for official naming.

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