Synonyms for cassiar or Related words with cassiar
Examples of "cassiar"
John Howe Sullivan was the Gold Commissioner for the
District in the Canadian province of British Columbia during the
Gold Rush of the 1870s.
River is a tributary of the Turnagain River in far northern British Columbia, flowing north to join the latter river southeast of Cry Lake. Its name is a reference to the
Land District, which it flows through the middle of and was the setting of the
Gold Rush of the 1870s.
Country, also referred to simply as the
, is one of the historical geographic regions of the Canadian province of British Columbia. The
is located in the northwest portion of British Columbia, just to the northeast of the Stikine Country, while to the south is the Omineca Country.
Stanley Cup winner and Olympic Gold Medalist hockey player Scott Niedermayer spent three years of his youth in
when his father served as the town's doctor. His brother Rob, also a Stanley Cup winner, was born in
The highest mountain in the
Mountains is Thudaka Peak, at .
The Dease River First Nation, also known as the Dease River Nation, is a band government of the Kaska Dena people in the
Country of the Northern Interior of British Columbia. Their offices are located in Good Hope Lake, British Columbia, which is on the Stewart-
Highway to the east of the abandoned mining town of
. The registered population of the band is 162.
After the excitement of the gold rushes, the
was nearly forgotten until the early 1940s when the American military built the Alaska Highway from Dawson Creek, British Columbia to Fairbanks, Alaska, thus further opening up the area and providing ease of transportation like never before. Small companies began gold mining with heavy equipment. Then, most notably, the early 1950s brought the
Asbestos Mine, which operated from 1953 until 1992 and produced the company town of
has a subarctic climate (Köppen climate classification "Dfc") with long, cold, and snowy winters and short, cool summers.
Upon the closing of the townsite, many residents dispersed to other mining towns like
, British Columbia, and Faro, Yukon.
The Nisutlin Plateau is a plateau in northern British Columbia, Canada, extending from Teslin Lake to the
Although Rob was born in
, British Columbia, he and his brother Scott grew up living in Cranbrook, British Columbia.
From 1894 to 1901 John Irving was the Member of the Legislative Assembly for the
By one account, the name of the asbestos-mining ghost town
is believed to be a variant of Kaska, the town being named for the Kaska people; by another account, the word the name
derives from is a Kaska word either for a black bird, or for the fibrous asbestos ore upon which the town was built.
Niedermayer was born in Edmonton, Alberta, but spent the first three years of his life in
, British Columbia before his family settled in Cranbrook, British Columbia. His father, Bob, was a doctor in
and then Cranbrook, and his mother Carol was a teacher. He has a younger brother, Rob.
Clinton Creek was a company-owned and -operated asbestos mining town in western Yukon near the confluence of the Yukon and Fortymile rivers. It operated by the
Asbestos Corporation, which also operated the asbestos mine in
, British Columbia, from 1966 to 1978, when it was closed and the buildings auctioned off.
Terrane is a long Cretaceous terrane located in the Northern Interior of British Columbia and southern Yukon. It consists of miogeoclinal strata and contains the
Batholith, a 100-million-year-old igneous intrusion and the single largest intrusive body in the hinterland of the Canadian portion of the Western Cordillera.
Defot is a locality and former mining boomtown in the
Country of the Northern Interior of British Columbia, Canada, located west of Mount Defot.
In Canada, the Northern Interior Mountains are a northern extension of the Columbia Mountains. They include the Hazelton Mountains,
Mountains, Omineca Mountains, and Skeena Mountains.
Steamboats operated on the Stikine River in response to gold finds in along that river and in the
Country of northwestern British Columbia, Canada.
In June 1876 "Beaver" was sold to Uriah Nelson and taken north to the Stikine River to serve traffic generated by the
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