Azolla mexicana
Azolla mexicana is an aquatic fern native to Mexico, British Columbia and the western United States (California, Oregon, Washington, Arizona, New Mexico, Texas, Utah, and Nevada). There are reports of...
Cyathea cranhamii
Cyathea cranhamii is an extinct species of tree fern. It was described based on permineralised sori from the Early Cretaceous deposits of Apple Bay in Vancouver Island, British Columbia.C. cranhamii h...
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Pseudotsuga menziesii var. glauca
Pseudotsuga menziesii var. glauca, or Rocky Mountain Douglas-fir, is an evergreen conifer native to the interior mountainous regions of western North America, from central British Columbia and southwe...
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Balsamorhiza deltoidea
Balsamorhiza deltoidea is a species of flowering plant in the sunflower tribe of the plant family Asteraceae known by the common name deltoid balsamroot. It is native to western North America from Bri...
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Volcanic history of the Northern Cordilleran Volcanic Province
The volcanic history of the Northern Cordilleran Volcanic Province presents a record of volcanic activity in northwestern British Columbia, central Yukon and the U.S. state of easternmost Alaska. The ...
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Tagish Lake (meteorite)
The Tagish Lake meteorite fell at 16:43 UTC on 18 January 2000 in the Tagish Lake area in northwestern British Columbia, Canada.
Fragments of the Tagish Lake meteorite landed upon the Earth on Jan...
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Spences Bridge, British Columbia
Spences Bridge is a community in the Canadian province of British Columbia, situated 23 miles north east of Lytton and 32 miles from Ashcroft. In 1892, the population included 32 people of European an...
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Bombus sitkensis
The Sitka bumblebee, Bombus sitkensis, is a species of bumblebee, common in western North America from Alaska to California.
The Sitka bumblebee has an oblong head with a medium-length proboscis. ...
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1985 Nahanni earthquakes
The 1985 Nahanni earthquakes is the name for a continuous sequence of earthquakes that began in 1985 in the Nahanni region of the Northwest Territories, Canada. The largest of these earthquakes occurr...
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1946 Vancouver Island earthquake
The 1946 Vancouver Island earthquake occurred with a moment magnitude of 7.3 that struck Vancouver Island, on the Coast of British Columbia, Canada, at 10:15 a.m. on Sunday, June 23. The main shock ep...
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Bridge River Ocean
The Bridge River Ocean was an ancient ocean that existed between North America and the Insular Islands during the Paleozoic time. Like the earlier Slide Mountain Ocean, the Bridge River Ocean had a su...
Ambrosia chamissonis
Ambrosia chamissonis is a species of ragweed known by the common names silver burr ragweed, silver beachweed and (silver) beach bur(r). It is known from most of the coastline of western North America ...
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Cascade Mountains leeward forests
The Cascade Mountains leeward forests are a temperate coniferous forest ecoregion of North America, as defined by the World Wildlife Fund (WWF) categorization system.
This is a band of mountain ha...
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Acorus americanus
Acorus americanus, the American Sweet Flag, is an emergent wetland plant native to the northern United States and Canada. This perennial plant has bright green blade-shaped leaves that arise directly ...
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Finlay tephras
The Finlay tephras is the term for two tephra deposits in northern British Columbia, Canada. It takes its name from the Finley River and was deposited just before 10,220-10,560 years ago. The sou...
Great Coastal Gale of 2007
The Great Coastal Gale of 2007 was a series of three powerful Pacific storms that affected the U.S. states of Oregon and Washington and the Canadian province of British Columbia between December 1, 20...
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Pacific Dogwood
Cornus nuttallii (Pacific dogwood, mountain dogwood, Western dogwood, or California dogwood) is a species of dogwood native to western North America from the lowlands of southern British Columbia to t...
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Bridge River Ash
The Bridge River Ash is a large geologically recent volcanic ash deposit that spans from southwestern British Columbia to central Alberta, Canada. The ash consists of dust-sized shards ellipsoidal fra...
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1918 Vancouver Island earthquake
The 1918 Vancouver Island earthquake occurred in British Columbia, Canada at 12:41 a.m. Pacific Standard Time on Friday, December 6.The earthquake was most likely of the strike-slip type, and was esti...
Bombus flavifrons
The yellowhead bumblebee, Bombus flavifrons, is a species of bumblebee, common in western North America.
The yellowhead bumblebee is a robust bumblebee; the queen has a body length between 13 and ...
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Picea sitchensis
Picea sitchensis, the Sitka spruce, is a large coniferous evergreen tree growing to almost 100 m tall, and with a trunk diameter at breast height that can exceed 5 m (see List of superlative trees. It...
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Noble Fir
Abies procera, the noble fir, also called red fir and Christmastree, is a western North American fir, native to the Cascade Range and Coast Range mountains of extreme northwest California and western ...
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1949 Queen Charlotte Islands earthquake
The 1949 Queen Charlotte Islands earthquake struck the sparsely populated Queen Charlotte Islands and the Pacific Northwest coast at 8:01 p.m. PDT on August 21. The shock had a surface wave magnitude ...
Hope Slide
The Hope Slide was the largest landslide ever recorded in Canada. It occurred in the morning hours of January 9, 1965 in the Nicolum Valley in the Cascade Mountains near Hope, British Columbia, and ki...
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Intermontane Islands
The Intermontane Islands were a giant chain of active volcanic islands somewhere in the Pacific Ocean during the Triassic time beginning around 245 million years ago. They were 600 to 800 miles (1,300...
Princeton Chert
The Princeton Chert is a fossil locality in British Columbia, Canada, that represents one of the best preserved collections of Eocene Epoch floras in the world, with rich species abundance and diversi...