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British Columbia at Cannes Film Festival 2022

  As Canada’s largest and North America’s third-largest, full-service motion picture production hub in North America, British Columbia is proud of its international reputation and proven track record for providing exceptional value for the producer’s dollar. With...

British Columbia is a large and diverse province, more variable physically and biologically than any comparable region in Canada. It spans 11 degrees of latitude and 25 degrees of longitude and covers 948 600 km2.  Mountains feature prominently in the geography, environment, and culture of British Columbia; so too does the coast, which is intricate in detail and dotted with islands throughout its length.

Map of British Columbia

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Generally speaking, British Columbia is a cool, moist, mountainous, forested region. However, the province also has areas with Mediterranean-type, semi-arid, subarctic, and alpine climates. It has extensive plateaus, plains, and basins as well as several roughly parallel series of mountains.

Forests dominate the vegetation but there are also extensive areas of grasslands, wetlands, scrub, and tundra. (Source: SFU Data Warehouse 2007)

 

SFU Biogeoclimate Zone Page

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Climate Averages

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Sunrise / Sunset Tables

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Tide Tables

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Conversion Tables

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Environment Canada Website

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