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Name Vancouver
Toponymic Feature ID 0ca0fef1849c20c3313df3807fa729b2
Status Official
Concise Term CITY-City
Generic Term City
Location New Westminster Land District
Province/Territory British Columbia
Latitude - Longitude (DMS) 49° 15′ 40″ N, 123° 6′ 50″ W
Latitude - Longitude (decimal) 49.261111, -123.113889
NTS Map Number 092G03
Relevance at Scale 1:15 000 000
Decision Date 1937-12-07
Source British Columbia-Tourism, Arts, Culture and Sport
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