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ID: 7013004
 

Record Type: administrative
Hierarchy of Banff (inhabited place)  Banff (inhabited place)

Coordinates:
Lat: 51 10 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 51.1667  decimal degrees
Long: 115 34 00 W  degrees minutes   Long: -115.5667  decimal degrees

Note: SW Alberta; located on Bow river; Lord Strathcona named place after Scottish royal burgh of Banff; evolved as resort after 1883 arrival of Canadian Pacific Railway and 1885 establishment of Banff National Park; light manufacturing; local coal mining.

Names:
Banff (preferred,C,V)

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 Alberta (province)  ............  Alberta (province) (P)
Hierarchy of Banff (inhabited place)  ................  Banff (inhabited place) (P)

Place Types:
inhabited place (preferred, C)  ............  expanded in 19th cen.
town (C)
tourist center (C)

Sources and Contributors:
Banff..........  [BHA, FDA, VP Preferred]
..............  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) 1:864-865
..............  National Archives of Canada database (1987-)
..............  Times Atlas of the World. Reprint ed. (1994) 21
..............  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
Subject: .....  [BHA, FDA, VP]
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) I, 864-865; 1:864-865
..................  National Archives of Canada database (1987-)
..................  Times Atlas of the World. Reprint ed. (1994) 21
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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