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British Columbia


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political
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visited by Sir Francis Drake 1578-1579, Juan de Fuca 1592 & Captain Cook 1778; coast was surveyed by Captain George Vancouver 1790s; nation's most mountainous province; products include lumber, copper, zinc, lead, molybdenum, iron ore, natural gas & oil.
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Thesaurus of Geographic Names (TGN)
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