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BC Geographical Names

BCGNIS - Search Within a Boundary Box

Search for names within a bounding area Retrieve all names within the coordinates you provide (Degrees, Minutes, Seconds, using the format DDMMSS for latitude, and DDDMMSS for longitude) Query specific types of names Sort results Access details about each name from Results screen Link former official names to current name.

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Your query accesses the BC Geographical Names Information System (BCGNIS), the master database for British Columbia's place names.