Victoria in Capital Regional District, British Columbia — The Canadian Pacific
In Commemoration of the Treaty Between Great Britain and the Russian Empire
28 February 1825, Demarcating Canada's Western Boundary
In Commemoration of the Treaty Between Great Britain and the Russian Empire, 28 February 1825, Demarcating Canada’s Western Boundary
В память Договора между Великобританией и Россия империи, 28 февраля 1825 года, Разграничение западной границе Канады
Commémorant Traité Entre la Grande Bretagne et l’Empire de la Russie, le 28 Février 1825, Delimitant la Frontiere du Canada de l’Ouest
By this treaty – which established the Anglo-Russian boundaries on the northwest coast of North America – the Russian Empire ceded to Great Britain what is now the Province of British Columbia, the Yukon and part of the North-West Territories, Great Britain ceded to the Russian Empire what is now the State of Alaska. This
Signatory for Great Britain: The Right Honourable Stratford Canning.
Co-signatories for the Russian Empire: The principle negotiator Petro Poletica, Ukrainian plenipotentiary to the United States; and Graf Karl Robert Nesselirode:
Committee for the 150th anniversary of the demarcation of Canada’s western boundary.
The Rt. Hon. John C. Diefenbaker, P.C., Q.C., M.P. Founder and President: Mykhaylo Huculak, Ph.D
Location. 48° 25.257′ N, 123° 22.253′ W. Marker is in Victoria, British Columbia, in Capital Regional District Click for map. This marker is located in front of the Underseas Gardens aquarium. Marker is at or near this postal address: 500 Belleville Street, Victoria, British Columbia V8W, Canada.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Knowledge Totem (within shouting distance of this marker); The Mackenzie Papineau Battalion of the International Brigades (within shouting distance of this marker); Creation of the Province of British Columbia (within shouting distance of this marker); Kwakiutl Bear Pole (about 120 meters away, measured in a direct line); Tsukuba (about 120 meters away); Fort Victoria (about 120 meters away); To Our Glorious Dead (about 120 meters away); Capt. James Cook, R.N. (about 150 meters away). Click for a list of all markers in Victoria.
More about this marker. This marker has three panels. The title of the marker appears at the top of each panel in English (left), Russian (center) and French (right). The text of the marker, in English, is spread across all three panels. There is a map of the boundary line between the two outer figures.
Additional keywords. international boundaries,
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