The Gazetteer of British Columbia is a spreadsheet of all official place names, including feature type, feature code, mapsheet, and latitude & longitude. The Gazetteer is extracted from the BC Geographical Names Information System (BCGNIS), the master database of British Columbia place names. The BC Gazetteer is available as a zipped SHP file, CSV or XLSX. Feature Definitions and a Feature Code and Category Hierarchy are available as pdf from: ftp://ftp.geobc.gov.bc.ca/sections/outgoing/bmgs/Gazetteer/Gazetteer%20documents/. See also BC Geographical Names (https://catalogue.data.gov.bc.ca/dataset/bc-geographical-names) dataset for other formats and download options.
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