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ID: 1013701
 

Record Type: administrative
Hierarchy of Prince George (inhabited place)  Prince George (inhabited place)

Coordinates:
Lat: 53 55 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 53.9167  decimal degrees
Long: 122 49 00 W  degrees minutes   Long: -122.8167  decimal degrees

Note: Industrial center located at junction of Nechako & Fraser rivers; produces lumber, minerals, oil, natural gas & hydropower; is a base for tourism & sporting activities in surrounding Cariboo district.

Names:
Prince George (preferred,C,V)
Ft. George (H,V)  ............ NW Company fur trading post, named after George III of England in 1807

Hierarchical Position:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of North and Central America (continent)  ....  North and Central America (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Canada (nation)  ........  Canada (nation) (P)
Hierarchy of British Columbia (province)  ............  British Columbia (province) (P)
Hierarchy of Prince George (inhabited place)  ................  Prince George (inhabited place) (P)

Place Types:
inhabited place (preferred, C)  ............  originated with Fort George 1807
city (C)  ............  incorporated 1915
administrative center (C)
transportation center (C)
educational center (C)  ............  Prince George College opened 1962

Sources and Contributors:
Ft. George..........  [VP]
.......................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) IX, 705
Prince George..........  [VP Preferred]
..........................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) IX, 705
..........................  Times Atlas of the World. Reprint ed. (1994) 155
Subject: .....  [VP]
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) IX, 705
..................  Times Atlas of the World. Reprint ed. (1994) 155
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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