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Cache Creek, British Columbia

and 97 parallel the Thompson River, passing through the city of Kamloops, where the two highways intersect with Highways 5 (British Columbia Highway 5) and 5A (British Columbia Highway 5A). '''Highway 2''', known locally as the ''Tupper Highway'', is one of the two short connections from Dawson Creek (Dawson Creek, British Columbia) to the border between B.C. and Alberta. The actual '2' designation has a more complex history than that of the highway that carries it today. When Highway 2 was first designated in 1941, it followed the present-day route of the Cariboo Highway (British Columbia Highway 97) between Cache Creek (Cache Creek, British Columbia) and Prince George (Prince George, British Columbia). In 1952, Highway 2 was extended along the John Hart Highway all the way through Dawson Creek (Dawson Creek, British Columbia) to the border between B.C. and Alberta at Tupper (Tupper, British Columbia). In 1953, the section of Highway 2 between Cache Creek and Dawson Creek was given the designation of '97', and the designations of 2 and 97 co-existed until 1962, when the '2' designation was removed from the Cariboo and John Hart Highways. Transportation Lytton lies on the Trans Canada Highway (British Columbia Highway 1) as well as both the Canadian Pacific (Canadian Pacific Railway) and Canadian National (Canadian National Railway) Railways. The Canadian National Railway Crosses both the Fraser and Thompson Rivers on two large steel bridges at Lytton. Via the Trans-Canada, Lytton is approximately 265 km from the city of Vancouver, 111 km north of Hope (Hope, British Columbia), and 84 km south of Cache Creek (Cache Creek, British Columbia) and Ashcroft (Ashcroft, British Columbia). thumb 300px Savona, British Columbia Savona, British Columbia (Image:SavonaBC1885.jpg), circa 1885. '''Savona''' (originally '''Savona's Ferry''') is a small community located at the west end of Kamloops Lake, where the Thompson River exits it. It is approximately halfway between Kamloops (Kamloops, British Columbia) and Cache Creek (Cache Creek, British Columbia) along the Trans-Canada Highway. The surrounding the community is semi-arid grasslands and hills supporting cattle ranching and agriculture. The '''Thompson-Nicola Regional District''' is a regional district in the Canadian province (Provinces and territories of Canada) of British Columbia. The Canada 2006 Census population was 122,286 and the area covers 45,279 square kilometres. The administrative offices are in the main population centre is the city of Kamloops (Kamloops, British Columbia), which accounts for 75 percent of the regional district's population. The only other city is Merritt (Merritt, British Columbia); however, there are locally important communities such as the District Municipality (district municipality) of Logan Lake (Logan Lake, British Columbia), and the Villages of Chase (Chase, British Columbia), Ashcroft (Ashcroft, British Columbia), Cache Creek (Cache Creek, British Columbia), Clinton (Clinton, British Columbia) and Lytton (Lytton, British Columbia). The region is named indirectly for the Thompson River by way of the traditional regional names of "the Thompson Country" and "the Nicola Country"; the Nicola Country was named for Chief Nicola (Nicola (chief)) and was originally "Nicola's Country", where he held sway; he is also the namesake of that river. The area is governed by the Thompson-Nicola Regional District which operates over 115 services including the region's libraries, solid waste management and recycling, emergency and development services, plus a film commission. Since creation in time for the 1996 General Election its shape has remained relatively unchanged despite some minor boundary adjustments, with (e.g.) Ashcroft (Ashcroft, British Columbia)-Cache Creek (Cache Creek, British Columbia) joining Cariboo South in some elections and the Similkameen (Similkameen River) area joined to one of the Okanagan ridings. Its core towns - Lillooet, Lytton, Yale, Boston Bar, Hope, Princeton, Merritt and Spences Bridge have remained permanently in the riding. *Keremeos (Keremeos, British Columbia) *Cache Creek (Cache Creek, British Columbia)-Ashcroft (Ashcroft, British Columbia) Thompson Country Ashcroft (Ashcroft, British Columbia), Cache Creek (Cache Creek, British Columbia), Clinton (Clinton, British Columbia), Lytton (Lytton, British Columbia), Lillooet (Lillooet, British Columbia) - In 2001, Ashcroft expanded its boundaries to include the Ashcroft Ranch, which had been bought in 2000 by the Greater Vancouver Regional District (GVRD) with the intent of using it as the site of a landfill to succeed the Cache Creek (Cache Creek, British Columbia) sanitary landfill. In 2011, however, the British Columbia government denied an environmental assessment certificate for the landfill, and Metro Vancouver expressed a desire to divest itself of the property. , is located near to Cache Creek (Cache Creek, British Columbia), British Columbia, Canada.


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Kahnawake

; gallery Historic membership issues The complex history of Kahnawake has included a variety of indigenous peoples, although the Mohawk became by far the majority, and their practice of adopting captives, including Europeans. In addition, there was some European settlement after the reserve land was "donated" by the French Crown (Crown (heraldry)) in the mid-17th century, and the French government stationed French colonial troops there (who formed liaisons with local women


Prince George, British Columbia

to the border between B.C. and Alberta. The actual '2' designation has a more complex history than that of the highway that carries it today. When Highway 2 was first designated in 1941, it followed the present-day route of the Cariboo Highway (British Columbia Highway 97) between Cache Creek (Cache Creek, British Columbia) and Prince George (Prince George, British Columbia). In 1952, Highway 2 was extended along the John Hart Highway all the way through Dawson Creek (Dawson Creek, British Columbia) to the border between B.C. and Alberta at Tupper (Tupper, British Columbia). In 1953, the section of Highway 2 between Cache Creek and Dawson Creek was given the designation of '97', and the designations of 2 and 97 co-existed until 1962, when the '2' designation was removed from the Cariboo and John Hart Highways. thumb right The City of Dawson Creek in relation to the highways and the Dawson Creek watercourse. (Image:Dawson Creek BC outline.PNG) Dawson Creek's road network was laid out in the mid-20th century as the town rapidly expanded. The city maintains 88 km (55 mi) of paved and 11 km (7 mi) of unpaved roads. Reed Construction (2006), ''Municipal redbook: an authoritative reference guide to local government in British Columbia'', Burnaby, BC, 27. - There are more labour events being planned. Across northern B.C. thousands of Canadian Union of Public Employees (w:Canadian Union of Public Employees) (CUPE) members are off the job in solidarity with the teachers. In Prince George (w:Prince George, British Columbia) a rally is planned to be held in front of the office of Education Minister Shirley Bond (w:Shirley Bond).


Tsardom of Russia

River basin and Vladivostok and became involved with other Western powers in the complex history of modern China. - 75px (File:1000 Ivan III 2.jpg) Foundation of an independent Russian Tsardom (Tsardom of Russia) Основание самодержавного царства Русского 1491 '''Ivan the Great''' in a dress of Byzantine emperors with Monomach's Cap. In his hands he holds a scepter and a globus cruciger. In front of him, a Tatar is kneeling, beside him, a Lithuanian


Ming dynasty

Kyakhta ). In 1858 Russia annexed the Amur River basin and Vladivostok and became involved with other Western powers in the complex history of modern China. During this time, he spent much of his time writing. Two of his early works, ''Zhenghe za ji'' ("Mischellaneous Notes from Zhenghe) and ''Xianling xiao lu'' ("Minor Records of Magistrates"), are no longer extant. From the bibliography chapter of the ''Book of Song'' and Ming dynasty gazetteers of Quzhou, he


Qing dynasty

involved with other Western powers in the complex history of modern China. History For thousands of years there have been ethnic Koreans living in the lands along the Yalu and Tumen rivers that are now part of the the Chinese Provinces of Heilongjiang, Jilin and Liaoning. In fact, the Yalu river basin is the site where the ancient kingdom of Goguryeo rose to power. Many former fortresses are located along the river and the former capital of that kingdom


Jersey

the 1960s, the population had been relatively stable for decades at around 60,000 (excluding the Occupation years). Economic growth spurred immigration and a rise in population, which is now (2013) about 100,000. From the 1960s Portuguese (Portuguese people) workers arrived, mostly working initially in seasonal industries in agriculture and tourism. Religion in Jersey Religion in Jersey has a complex history and much


Kathmandu

ten highest mountains, including Mount Everest on the border with Tibet. Kathmandu is the capital and largest city. After a long and complex history, during which the region has splintered and coalesced under a variety of absolute rulers, Nepal became a constitutional monarchy in 1990. The Maoists have sought to overthrow the monarchy and establish their own form of republic; this has led to a civil war (Nepalese civil war) in which more than 12,000 people have died. On February 1


Aden

of Aden, with Shamsan Mountains and crater in background. '''Aden''' is a city in the Yemeni Coastal Plains, on the Gulf of Aden just at the Southern End of the Red Sea. It is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Understand Aden has a long and complex history. * It was a major port on the Maritime Silk Road. Marco Polo (On the trail of Marco Polo) described it as a hub of commerce, where goods arriving by ship from the East were transferred to smaller boats for the trip up the Red Sea and on to Alexandria and Christendom. * At one point it ruled a small empire, the part of Africa just across from it. * In the 19th century, it became a British protectorate. * It was the capital of South Yemen until Yemen was re-united in 1990. It is a very picturesque city with a mix of traditional Arabic and British influences. It was the capital of the liberal South and is presently changing negatively due to the take-over of the tribal forces of the North. For instance the Soviets banned head scarves for women and for decades, women were relatively emancipated and could carry out university degrees abundantly. Now, the scarves are back on the street. One can also notice a sizeable Somali minority (war refugees). Climate commons:Aden


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