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British Columbia MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
British Columbia
Tree Number(s)
Z01.107.567.176.160
Unique ID
D001955
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D001955
Annotation
a province of Canada on the Pacific coast
Scope Note
A province of Canada on the Pacific coast. Its capital is Victoria. The name given in 1858 derives from the Columbia River which was named by the American captain Robert Gray for his ship Columbia which in turn was named for Columbus. (From Webster's New Geographical Dictionary, 1988, p178 & Room, Brewer's Dictionary of Names, 1992, p81-2)
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
1995/02/17
British Columbia Preferred
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