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British Columbia

by WCC on February 21, 2012

in North America

The province of British Columbia on the west coast of Canada. One of best objects in there is Vancouver Iceland. Iceland is a Vancouver Vancouver offshore island to the south of the province’s capital, Victoria, is located. The economic activities on the island are mainly limited to tourism, fishing and timber industries. Tourist highlights include others beside the rainforest, the trail through the Pacific Rim National Park and Whale Watching , eg in Tofino.

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british columbia

There are so many National Parks, Glacier National Park, Gulf Islands National Park Reserve, Gwaii Haanas National Park, Reserve and Haida Heritage Site, Kootenay National Park, Mount Revelstoke National Park, Pacific Rim National Park Reserve, and Yoho National Park.

British Columbia is the westernmost province of Canada. Northwest of the province, Alaska ( USA ), north of the Yukon and the Northwest Territories , east Alberta and the southern U.S. states of Idaho , Montana and Washington . The southern boundary was established in 1846 by the Treaty of Oregon.

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british columbia scenery

Background of British Columbia – British Columbia is the westernmost province of Canada . Northwest of the province, Alaska ( USA ), north of the Yukon and the Northwest Territories , east Alberta and the southern U.S. states of Idaho , Montana and Washington . The southern boundary was established in 1846 by the Treaty of Oregon.

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british columbia vancouver

What about the climate? On the Pacific oceanic climate prevails, with mild winters and cool summers, rain falls here throughout the year. Inland there is continental with extreme temperature fluctuations to some extent between summer and winter, it rains less than on the coast. In the northern areas and from a height of 700 m (south), the winters are freezing cold (temperatures down to – 30 ° C are not uncommon!). In the summer it can also occasionally be hot, but at night it cools off sharply. In the southern valleys of British Columbia, it is surprisingly mild. Winters are cold as similar in Bavaria, in the summer but it is a lot warmer and especially sunny. A climatic feature is the valley around the town of Osoyoos is (border with USA ), here it is Canada’s only desert with cacti and rattlesnakes are included.

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