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British Columbia. Surrounded by the Pacific Ocean and Rocky Mountains Separated from Alberta by Great Divide (geographical boundary that determines whether running water flows east Hudson's Bay or West into the Pacific Ocean Population is mainly clustered in southwestern corner. Location.

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British columbia

British Columbia


Location

Surrounded by the Pacific Ocean and Rocky Mountains

Separated from Alberta by Great Divide (geographical boundary that determines whether running water flows east

Hudson's Bay or West into the Pacific Ocean

Population is mainly clustered in southwestern corner

Location


Physical features

Physical Features

  • Highest Point: Fairweather Mountain, 4,663m/ 15,299ft

  • Lowest Point: Pacific Ocean, sea level

  • Breathtaking landscaping like: mountains to climb, rivers to run, beaches to comb, forests to hike

  • British Columbia is famous for its spectacular mountains and beautiful coastal scenery


Climate

Climate in British Columbia is influenced by latitude, the Pacific Ocean. This diversity causes wide variations in average rainfall, snowfall, temperature and even hours of sunshine (somtimes in very short periods of time)

Climate


Winter

Winter on the coast are temperary, if it snows it doesn't stay long

Most of B.C's interior, on the other hand, experiences freezing temprates and snow lasting from November to March (full winter wearnecessary for comfort: a heavy coat, a warm hat and gloves)‏

Winter


Spring and fall

Spring and Fall can be fairly warm and pleasant, esecailly in June and September.Day time temperatures-particuly in southwestern BC and south

Spring and Fall


Summer are are hottest in bc s interior particrlarly in the southwestern corner

Summer are are hottest in BC's interior particrlarly in the southwestern corner

Summer


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British Columbia only has 2 regions and they are the Cordillera and a small part in B.C. Is the Interior Plains

Regions


Parts in british columbia

In British Columbia there are 6 defferent peices of land there are: Northern British Columbia, Cariboo Chilcotin Coast, The Islands, Vancouver Coast and Mountains, Thompson Okanagan, BC Rockies

4/6 of thes parts in BC have a water coast and Mountains

Northern British Columbia is the biggest part in British Columbia

Parts in British Columbia


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Vancover and Whistler are located in the Vancover coast and Mountains

Victoria is located in The Islands (Vancover Island)‏

Parts in British Columbia


Natural resources

Natural Resources

  • Fishing

  • A natrual resource British Columbia has is lots of salmon fishing and fish (they are surrounded by the Pacific Ocean)‏

  • Forestry

  • B.C. Has half of Canada's softwood

  • British Columbia's forest industries record factory shipments of $9.2 billion in 2009


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British Columbia is Canada's third-largest generator of hydro electricity, providing some of the lowest power costs in North America.

The province is also Canada's second-lagest natural gas producer, and the oil and gas industry continues to see tremendous growth, particularly in north- eastern B.C.

Mining was the second-largest indrstry in B.C. *Cooper, coal, natural gas, oil, zinc, gold, silver, nickel, and iron

B.C.


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B.C. has half of Canada's softwood

British Columbia's forest industries record factory shipments of $9.2 billion in 2009

Forestry


Agriculture

Plants

Apples, Apricots, Asparagus, Beans, Belgian Endive ( Witloof ), Blue Berries, Cabbage, Canola, Carrots, Cherries, Hazelnuts, Herbs, Pears, Mushrooms, Potatoes, Forage and Seeds(Legume and Grass

Agriculture


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Livestock

Beef, Chickens, Dairy-Milk, Eggs, Fallow Deer, Game Birds, Goats, Hogs, Horses, Llama and other Exotic Animals.

Agriculture


Fun facts

Fun Facts

  • Capital city: Victoria on Vancouver Island

  • Population : 4.5 million (concentrated in Vancouver, population 2.3 million, and Victoria, Population 328,000)‏

  • Canada's third most populated province (after Ontario and Quebec)‏

  • Only provence in Canada to experience a “West Coast specail” : ski and golf in the same day


Fun facts continued

Fun Facts Continued

  • Westermost of Canada's10 provences

  • History: Entered Canadian confederation in 1871

  • Total Area: 944,735km sq/364,764mi sq

  • Highest Point: Fairweather Mountain, 4,663m/15,299ft

  • Lowest Point: Pacific Ocean, sea level

  • Longest River: Fraser River,1,368km/850mi


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