Geographical Names Board of Canada

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Geographical Names Board of Canada is a national committee of the Canadian Government Department of Natural Resources which authorizes the names used on official federal government maps of Canada since 1897. The board consists of 27 members including one each of the provinces. The board also is involved with names of areas in the Antarctic through the Antarctic Treaty.

See also

  • Natural Resources Canada
  • GPS·C
  • FIPS code
  • GNIS

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