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Wayne, Alberta

Wayne is a community within the Town of Drumheller, Alberta, Canada. It was previously a hamlet within the former Municipal District of Badlands No. 7 prior to the MDs amalgamation with the former City of Drumheller on January 1, 1998. Wayne is l ...

Welling Station

Welling Station is a hamlet in southern Alberta, Canada within Cardston County. Welling station is located on the Southeast side of the highway, about 0.8 0.50 5 kilometers South of highway 5S the intersection with highway 52. The village is loca ...

Westward Ho, Alberta

Westward Ho is an unincorporated community in Alberta, Canada within Mountain View County. It is located approximately 50 kilometers northwest of Calgary, just west of the intersections of Highway 22 and Highway 27 between Olds and Sundre. There ...

Wild Horse, Alberta

Wild Horse is an unincorporated community in southern Alberta within Cypress County, Canada on the Canada–United States border. It is located on Highway 41, approximately 120 km southeast of Medicine Hat. Wild horse also serves as the entrance to ...

Wimborne, Alberta

Wimborne is a hamlet in southern Alberta, Canada within Kneehill County. It is located approximately 58 km southeast of Red Deer. It has an elevation of 975 m. Hamlet was probably named in Wimborne Minster in East Dorset, England.

Woodhouse, Alberta

Woodhouse is a hamlet in southern Alberta, Canada within the Municipal District of Willow Creek No. 26. It is located on Highway 2, approximately 58 kilometres northwest of Lethbridge.

Aberdeen, Abbotsford

Aberdeen is a neighbourhood on the west side of Abbotsford, British Columbia, Canada. For the other Aberdeen in British Columbia, in the City of Kamloops, see Aberdeen, Kamloops.

Agamemnon Channel

Agamemnon Channel is a channel or strait in British Columbia, Canada, located at the mouth of Jervis Inlet on the South Coast, separating Nelson Island from the mainland of the Sunshine Coast, The ferry terminal and recreational community of Earl ...

Ahousat

Ahousaht, also spelled Ahousat, is the principal settlement on Flores Island, in British Columbia, Canada. Accessible only by water or air, Ahousaht is a small community predominantly composed of First Nations people from the Nuu-chah-nulth natio ...

Ahta Indian Reserve No. 3

Ahta Indian Reserve No. 3, officially Ahta 3, is an Indian reserve on Bond Sound on the Coast of British Columbia, Canada, located at the mouth of the Ahta River. It is under the governance of the Kwikwasutinuxw Haxwamis First Nation and is 7.1 h ...

Alexander Falls

Alexander Falls is a waterfall on Madeley Creek, a tributary of Callaghan Creek in the Callaghan Valley area of the Sea to Sky Country of southwestern British Columbia, Canada. The falls are located just below a bridge on the access road to Calla ...

Alice Arm

Alice Arm is the east arm of Observatory Inlet, which itself is an arm of Portland Inlet, on the North Coast of British Columbia, Canada, near the border with the American state of Alaska. The abandoned settlement and steamer landing of Alice Arm ...

Alison Sound

Alison Sound is a sound in the Central Coast region of British Columbia, Canada. It extends north and northwest from Belize Inlet, which itself is one of the many sidewaters of Seymour Inlet. There is no connection in name or geography to Allison ...

Alouette Lake

Alouette Lake, originally Lillooet Lake and not to be confused with the lake of that name farther north, is a lake and reservoir in Maple Ridge, British Columbia, Canada. It is located at the southeast foot of the mountain group known as the Gold ...

Altamont, British Columbia

Altamont is a neighbourhood of the District of West Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. By the name of John Fitzgerald Mahon - 1942 Vancouver and London, who subdivided land here in 1913, after his brother-in-laws courtesy title, Earl of Altamon ...

Ambrose Lake (British Columbia)

Ambrose Lake is a coastal lake on the Sunshine Coast at the north end of the Sechelt Peninsula in Sunshine Coast Regional District, British Columbia, Canada. It is about 850 metres long and 550 metres wide, and lies at an elevation of 57 metres a ...

Anchor Cone

Anchor Cone is a mountain in western British Columbia, Canada, located on the south side of Lowe Inlet, Grenville Channel, and southwest of Kitimat. It lies in the Countess of Dufferin Range, a subrange of the Kitimat Ranges which in turn form pa ...

Anvil Island

Anvil Island, is the third-largest of the islands in Howe Sound, British Columbia, Canada, and the northernmost of the major islands in that sound. The island is part of West Howe Sound, Electoral Area F within the Sunshine Coast Regional Distric ...

Apsigiyu

Apsigiyu or Apsigayu or Apsagayu is a village site of the Kwikwasutinuxw and Mamalilikulla groups of the Kwakwakawakw peoples, located at the head of Shoal Harbour on the northwest side of Gilford Island, in the Queen Charlotte Strait-Johnstone S ...

Arrandale, British Columbia

Arrandale is a settlement in British Columbia, located approximately 74 km north of Prince Rupert. Cannery salmon operated in arrandale from 1904-1942. It was located at the mouth of the NASS river, Nisgaa and employed people who lived in village ...

Baker Inlet

Baker Inlet is an inlet in the North Coast region of British Columbia, Canada, extending east from Grenville Channel opposite Pitt Island, to the south of Kumealon Inlet.

Ballenas Islands

The Ballenas Islands are a pair of islands located in the Strait of Georgia off the coast of British Columbia, Canada. West Ballenas Island is privately owned but South Ballenas Island remains Crown land held by the Government of Canada. The Ball ...

Bare Top Range

The Bare Top Range is a small subrange of the Kitimat Ranges, running along the east side of Grenville Channel on the north side of Lowe Inlet in British Columbia, Canada.

Baronet Passage

Baronet Passage is a strait or channel in the Central Coast region of British Columbia, Canada, between Harbledown and West Cracroft Islands. The Kwakwala name for this body of water is Dàmliwas. It meets Beware Passage at its eastern end.

Bastion Range

The Bastion Range is a small mountain range at the northeastern corner of Garibaldi Provincial Park in the Garibaldi Ranges of the Pacific Ranges of the Coast Mountains in southwestern British Columbia, Canada. Overlooking Lillooet Lake, it has a ...

Baynes Sound

Baynes Sound is the channel between Denman Island and Vancouver Island, British Columbia, Canada. The sound is a narrow western offshoot of the Strait of Georgia that separates Vancouver Island from the mainland of British Columbia. The area is a ...

Bazalgette Range

The Bazalgette Range is a small mountain range on the Coast of British Columbia, Canada, to the northwest of Loughborough Inlet in the Discovery Islands region. It is named after Captain George Bazalgette, commander of the Royal Marines Light Inf ...

Bear Cove Ferry Terminal

The Bear Cove ferry terminal is a ferry port on Vancouver Island in British Columbia, Canada. It is located on the Queen Charlotte Strait, near the district municipality of Port Hardy in the Regional District of Mount Waddington. It provides conn ...

Beaver Cove (British Columbia)

Beaver Cove is a cove on Northern Vancouver Island, immediately to the south of the junction of Johnstone and Broughton Straits. The community of the same name is located at the head of the cove, was a now-former logging community, Englewood. The ...

Beaver Pass House

Beaver Pass House is an unincorporated locality and former roadhouse on the Cariboo Wagon Road in the Cariboo Country of the Central Interior of British Columbia, Canada. Located on the north bank of Lightning Creek northwest of Coldspring House, ...

Bedwell Sound

Bedwell Sound is a sound on the West Coast of Vancouver Island, British Columbia, Canada. It is located in the Clayoquot Sound region to the north of Meares Island and the resort community of Tofino. The Bedwell River, originally the Bear River a ...

Belize Inlet

The division between Seymour Inlet & Belize Inlet is a line drawn from Johnson Point NE to an unnamed point at 51 06 51 - 127 30 00 May 1961 letter from Hydrographic Service, the SW extremity is a line drawn W from Mignon Point

Bell Range

The Bell Range, formerly spelled Belle Range, is a small subrange of the Kitimat Ranges, located east of Welcome Harbour on Porcher Island, British Columbia, Canada.

Belle Chain Islets

The Belle Chain Islets, originally simply the Belle Chain are a group of small islands off the north end of Saturna Island on the west side of the Strait of Georgia on the South Coast of British Columbia, Canada. The Belle Chain Islets are part o ...

Belmont Park, Colwood

Belmont Park is a neighbourhood of the District of Colwood, part of the Western Communities area of Greater Victoria, British Columbia, Canada. It is located on Department of National Defence property.

Bensins Island

Bensins Island is the only island in South Bentinck Arm, an inlet in the Central Coast region of British Columbia, Canada. It is located across the inlet from Tallheo Hot Springs. Slightly north of the island on the shore of the inlet was Qnklst, ...

Beware Passage

Beware Passage is a strait or channel in the Central Coast region of British Columbia, Canada, between Harbledown and Turnour Islands. It was named in 1860 by Captain Pender. The water passages and the shores of various Indian reservations and co ...

Mount Blane (British Columbia)

Mount Blane is a mountain in western British Columbia, Canada, located east of Kitlope Lake and southeast of the head of Whidbey Reach. It lies in the Kitlope Range, a subrange of the Kitimat Ranges which in turn form part of the Coast Mountains.

Blanshard Peak

Blanshard Peak also known as The Blanshard Needle by local climbers is a distinctive rock pinnacle in Golden Ears Provincial Park that is visible from many places in the Lower Mainland. Named for the first governor of the colony of Vancouver Isla ...

Bligh Island (Canada)

Bligh Island is an island of the Nootka Sound area in British Columbia, it is adjacent to Nootka Island and Vancouver Island. The island was named after William Bligh, of future HMS bounty fame, who served as master on Board the ship in James coo ...

The Blow Hole

The Blow Hole is a short marine passage or strait separating Minstrel Island on the north from East Cracroft Island to the south, in the lower Knight Inlet region of the Central Coast region of British Columbia, Canada. At its east end is the nor ...

Bond Sound

Bond Sound is a sound located on the northeast side of Tribune Channel in the Central Coast region of British Columbia. Bond Sound, with the head of Kingcome Inlet to its north, frames the Wishart Peninsula. Like other names in the area, it was n ...

Bonwick Island

Bonwick Island is an island in the Broughton Archipelago in Central Coast region of British Columbia, Canada. The archipelago is located on the northeast side of Queen Charlotte Strait and lies northwest of the Village of Alert Bay and immediatel ...

Boundary Bay, British Columbia

Named for, and located adjacent to the bay of the same name, Boundary Bay is a residential neighbourhood in the community of Tsawwassen. Directly south of the neighbourhood, and across the international border, is the residential neighbourhood of ...

Bradner, Abbotsford

Bradner is a community within the City of Abbotsford, British Columbia, Canada, located in a rural northwest region of that city which also includes Mount Lehman. Bradner occupies a height of land above the Fraser River, immediately across which ...

Bramham Island

Bramham Island is an island in the Queen Charlotte Strait region of the Central Coast of British Columbia, Canada, located on the north side of the entrance to that strait. It lies in the entrance to the maze of waterways inland to the northeast, ...

Brandywine Mountain

Brandywine Mountain, 2.213 m or 7.260 ft, is a summit in the Powder Mountain Icefield of the Pacific Ranges of the Coast Mountains of southwestern British Columbia, Canada, about 25 km west of the resort town of Whistler. Its name comes from the ...

Brethour Island

Brethour Island is a small island in the southern Gulf Islands, located in the Strait of Georgia between Vancouver Island and the Lower Mainland in British Columbia, Canada. It is approximately 3 kilometres south of Moresby Island. The island, lo ...

Bridal Falls, British Columbia

Bridal Falls is a community in the Fraser Valley of British Columbia, located east of Rosedale and immediately adjacent to the on-ramps for the Agassiz-Rosedale Bridge, which connects the Trans-Canada Highway at Bridal Falls to Agassiz, on Highwa ...

Briggs Inlet

Briggs Inlet is a fjord in the North Coast region of the Canadian province of British Columbia. It lies between the Florence and Coldwell Peninsulas. It was named by H.D. Parizeau of the Hydrographic Service after Thomas S. Briggs, a former agent ...