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The Peace River Country in British Columbia and Alberta, Canada

56.1N 120.6W

March 10th, 2010 Category: Rivers

Canada - January 25th, 2010

Canada - January 25th, 2010

This orthorectified image shows the Peace River Country (or Peace Country), prairie land around the Peace River in Canada. It spans from northwestern Alberta to the Rocky Mountains in northeastern British Columbia, where the region is also referred to as the Peace River Block. This image focuses on an area by the British Columbia-Alberta border.

The Peace River Country has no fixed boundaries but covers an area of approximately 100,000 miles² to 150,000 miles² (260,000 km² to 390,000 km²). In British Columbia, the area extends from Monkman Provincial Park and Tumbler Ridge in the south, to Hudson’s Hope and the Williston Lake in the west, to Fort Saint John and Charlie Lake in the north.

In Alberta, the region stretches from Grande Prairie and Valleyview in the south, to High Prairie and Lesser Slave Lake in the east, to Fort Vermilion, High Level and Rainbow Lake in the north.

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