European countries entirely north of 49° N
The Peace Arch border
A topographic map of Saskatchewan, showing cities, towns, rural municipality borders, and natural features.
British Columbia's geography is epitomized by the variety and intensity of its physical relief, which has defined patterns of settlement and industry since colonization.
A topographic map of Alberta, showing cities, towns, municipal district (county) and rural municipality borders, and natural features
49th parallel at Waterton Lake, showing the cleared strip of land along the U.S./Canada border
Köppen climate types of Saskatchewan
Outline map of British Columbia with significant cities and towns
Moraine Lake at Banff National Park. The Alberta Mountain forests makes up the southwestern boundary of Alberta.
A typical boundary marker, one of many along the 49th parallel. This one divides Blaine, Washington from Surrey, British Columbia.
Henry Kelsey observing a herd of bison on the western plains. Kelsey is believed to be the first European to visit Saskatchewan.
Köppen climate types in British Columbia
Köppen climate types in Alberta
The 49th parallel north as a border between the Canadian provinces of British Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan and Manitoba (to the north), and the U.S. states of Washington, Idaho, Montana, North Dakota and Minnesota (to the south).
The Battle of Batoche was a battle during the North-West Rebellion.
The Strait of Georgia, near Vancouver
Southeastern Alberta features a semi-arid steppe climate.
49th parallel north in Karlsruhe
An ad to attract immigrants to Western Canada, 1898
Shuswap Lake as seen from Sorrento
The wild rose is the provincial flower of Alberta.
49th parallel north in Karlsruhe
A banquet being held to commemorate the creation of Saskatchewan, 1905
The Okanagan region has a climate suitable to vineyards.
A bighorn sheep in Kananaskis Country. The bighorn sheep is the provincial mammal of Alberta.
Monument marking the 49th parallel in Prešov
Farmers at work in 1907. The introduction of Marquis wheat saw wheat output soar in the province.
Mount Robson, Canadian Rockies
Specimens at the Royal Tyrrell Museum of Palaeontology, located in the Horseshoe Canyon Formation at Dinosaur Provincial Park. Some of the specimens, from left to right, are Hypacrosaurus, Edmontosaurus, Lambeosaurus, Gorgosaurus (both in the background), Tyrannosaurus, and Triceratops.
A memorial stone for Ukrainian Canadians interned during the First World War at the Saskatchewan Railway Museum
Odaray Mountain and Lake O'Hara
Blackfoot Confederacy warriors in Macleod in 1907
An equestrian statue of Elizabeth II in Regina. The statue was unveiled by the Queen in 2005.
Yoho National Park
Fort Chipewyan, a trading post and regional headquarters for the Hudson's Bay Company in 1820
Population density of Saskatchewan
Cheakamus Lake in Garibaldi Provincial Park
Downtown Calgary was one of several areas afflicted during the 2013 Alberta floods.
A PotashCorp mine in Patience Lake. The province is the world's largest exporter of potash.
Humpback whale in Sooke coast
Population density of Alberta
The Royal University Hospital is one of several hospitals operating in Saskatchewan.
'Namgis Thunderbird Transformation Mask, 19th century
Petroleum resources in Alberta
The Saskatchewan Legislative Building serves as the meeting place for the province's legislative assembly.
Fort San Miguel at Nootka in 1793
Cows in Rocky View. Nearly one-half of Canadian beef is produced in Alberta.
Distribution of Saskatchewan's 466 urban, 296 rural and 24 northern municipalities (2013)
Kwakwaka'wakw house pole, second half of the 19th century
A canola field in Alberta
The CanAm Highway near Buffalo Pound Lake
Fort Rupert, Vancouver Island, 1851
The Three Sisters at Bow Valley Provincial Park in Canmore
The Royal Saskatchewan Museum is a natural history museum based in Saskatchewan.
Cattle near the Maas by Dutch painter Aelbert Cuyp. Moody likened his vision of the nascent Colony of British Columbia to the pastoral scenes painted by Cuyp.
Bronco riding at the Calgary Stampede. The event is one of the world's largest rodeos
Mosaic Stadium is the home stadium for the Saskatchewan Roughriders, a professional Canadian football team.
Victoria, 1864
Distribution of Alberta's 6 specialized municipalities (red) and 74 rural municipalities, which include municipal districts (often named as counties) (orange), improvement districts (dark green) and special areas (light green) (2020)
A pond hockey rink set up on Emma Lake
Lord Strathcona drives the Last Spike of the Canadian Pacific Railway, at Craigellachie, November 7, 1885. Completion of the transcontinental railroad was a condition of British Columbia's entry into Confederation.
The Alberta Legislative Building serves as the meeting place for the Legislative Assembly of Alberta.
The official tartan of Saskatchewan, created in 1961
Memorial to the "last spike" in Craigellachie
Royal Canadian Mounted Police officers in St. Albert. The RCMP provides municipal policing throughout most of Alberta.
Statue of Queen Victoria outside the British Columbia Parliament Buildings in Victoria
The University of Alberta in 2005. The institution is the oldest, and largest university in Alberta.
Internment camp for Japanese Canadians during World War II
Foothills Medical Centre in Calgary is the largest hospital in Alberta.
238x238px
Calgary International Airport, the province's largest airport by passenger traffic.
W.A.C. Bennett, 25th premier of British Columbia
A Via Rail passenger train passing by freight trains in the background, at Jasper station
British Columbia's pavilion for Expo 86, Vancouver
Highway 1 (the Trans-Canada Highway) at Alberta Highway 22 (Cowboy Trail).
The Coquihalla Highway was one of the legacies of the Expo 86 world's fair, though creation of the toll highway sparked controversy. Tolling was removed in 2008.
The cauldron of the 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver
Population density map of British Columbia, with regional district borders shown
The Vancouver skyline
Canada Place in Downtown Vancouver
Entrance to Telus Garden
The British Columbia Parliament Buildings in Victoria
Coat of arms' escutcheon of the current lieutenant governor
John Horgan is premier, BC's head of government.
The meeting chamber of the Legislative Assembly
The flower of the Pacific dogwood is often associated with British Columbia.
The Alex Fraser Bridge on Highway 91 between Richmond and Delta
British Columbia Highway 1 near Brentwood, Burnaby
CPR train traversing the Stoney Creek Bridge
Spirit of Vancouver Island S-class ferry
Ice sailing in Whistler
Shoreline Trail in Victoria
Hatley Castle on the campus of Royal Roads University
Aerial view of Simon Fraser University in Burnaby
Quest University Canada Academic Building, aerial view

It is bordered on the west by Alberta, on the north by the Northwest Territories, on the east by Manitoba, to the northeast by Nunavut, and on the south by the U.S. states of Montana and North Dakota.

- Saskatchewan

It borders the Canadian province of Alberta to the east and the Canadian territories of Yukon and the Northwest Territories to the north.

- British Columbia

Alberta is bordered by British Columbia to the west, Saskatchewan to the east, the Northwest Territories (NWT) to the north, and the U.S. state of Montana to the south.

- Alberta

Roughly 2030 km of the Canada–United States border was designated to follow the 49th parallel from British Columbia to Manitoba on the Canada side, and from Washington to Minnesota on the U.S. side, more specifically from the Strait of Georgia to the Lake of the Woods.

- 49th parallel north

However, the 49th parallel boundary and the 60th northern border appear curved on globes and many maps.

- Saskatchewan

Alberta's southern border is the 49th parallel north, which separates it from the U.S. state of Montana.

- Alberta

In 1870, Canada acquired the Hudson's Bay Company's territories and formed the North-West Territories to administer the vast territory between British Columbia and Manitoba.

- Saskatchewan

British Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan

- 49th parallel north

In 1846, the Oregon Treaty divided the territory along the 49th parallel to the Strait of Georgia, with the area south of this boundary (excluding Vancouver Island and the Gulf Islands) transferred to sole American sovereignty.

- British Columbia

The pretext for continuing the coalition after the end of the Second World War was to prevent the CCF, which had won a surprise victory in Saskatchewan in 1944, from ever coming to power in British Columbia.

- British Columbia

2 related topics with Alpha

Overall

Montana

0 links

State in the Mountain West subregion of the Western United States.

State in the Mountain West subregion of the Western United States.

Early Indian treaty territories in Montana
Assiniboine family, Montana, 1890–91
Montana Territory in 1865
Chief Joseph and Col. John Gibbon met again on the Big Hole Battlefield site in 1889.
Buffalo Soldiers, Ft. Keogh, Montana, 1890. The nickname was given to the "Black Cavalry" by the Native American tribes they fought.
Mennonite family in Montana, c. 1937
Map of Montana
Relief map of Montana
Saint Mary Lake in Glacier National Park
Belly River in Waterton Lakes National Park
Missouri Breaks region in central Montana
Pompeys Pillar National Monument
Quake Lake was created by a landslide during the 1959 Hebgen Lake earthquake.
Temperature and precipitation for Montana's capital city, Helena
Köppen climate types of Montana, using 1991-2020 climate normals.
Clark Fork River, Missoula, in autumn
Missoula, the second-largest city in Montana
Montana population density map
Population of Montana 1870–2018
Indian reservations in Montana. Borders are not exact.
Montana ranks 2nd nationally in craft breweries per capita.
First Interstate Center, in downtown Billings, is the tallest building in Montana.
Dancers at Crow Fair in 1941
Montana State Bobcats football at Bobcat Stadium (Montana State University), Bozeman
Lone Mountain at Big Sky Ski Resort
The Big Sky Resort
The Palisades area on the north end of the ski area at Red Lodge Mountain Resort
Guided snowmobile tours in Yellowstone Park
Yellowstone Airport, West Yellowstone, Montana
Treemap of the popular vote by county, 2016 presidential election

It is bordered by Idaho to the west; North Dakota and South Dakota to the east; Wyoming to the south; and by the Canadian provinces of Alberta, British Columbia, and Saskatchewan to the north.

The state spans from below the 45th parallel (the line equidistant between the equator and North Pole) to the 49th parallel, and elevations range from under 2000 ft to nearly 13000 ft above sea level.

Manitoba

0 links

Province of Canada at the longitudinal centre of the country.

Province of Canada at the longitudinal centre of the country.

Territorial evolution of Canada, 1867–present
Crowds gathering outside the old City Hall during the Winnipeg general strike, 21 June 1919
Aerial view of the Red River Floodway
Relief map of Manitoba
Deep Lake at Riding Mountain National Park
Köppen climate types of Manitoba
Polar bears are common in northern Manitoba.
Red River cart train
The Manitoba Legislative Building, meeting place of the Legislative Assembly of Manitoba
Union Station
Centennial Concert Hall in Winnipeg
Author Margaret Laurence's home in Neepawa
The Morden Corn and Apple Festival
Assiniboine Park Pavilion
The Winnipeg Jets celebrate their first regulation win in Winnipeg at the MTS Centre on 17 October 2011

Facing racism from the new flood of white settlers from Ontario, large numbers of Métis moved to what would become Saskatchewan and Alberta.

Manitoba grew to its current size in 1912, absorbing land from the Northwest Territories to reach 60°N, uniform with the northern reach of its western neighbours Saskatchewan, Alberta and British Columbia.

Manitoba is bordered by the provinces of Ontario to the east and Saskatchewan to the west, the territory of Nunavut to the north, and the US states of North Dakota and Minnesota to the south.

It supports 113 units from Thunder Bay to the Saskatchewan/Alberta border, and from the 49th parallel north to the high Arctic.