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Liard

- Noun

A French copper coin of one fourth the value of a sou.


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  • Fort Liard

    Fort Liard

    Fort Liard /liˈɑːrd/ (Slavey language: Echaot'l Koe "people from the land of the giants" or Acho Dene Kue) is a hamlet in the Dehcho Region of the Northwest Territories, Canada. It is located 37 km (23 mi) north of the British Columbia border. It became accessible by road in 1984 with the completion of the Liard Highway (Northwest Territories Highway 7 and British Columbia Highway 77).

  • Liard Highway

    Liard Highway

    The Liard Highway, designated Highway 77 in British Columbia and Highway 7 in the Northwest Territories, is a highway in Canada which forms the sole road connection between B.C. and the Northwest Territories.

  • Liard Formation

    The Liard Formation is a stratigraphic unit of Middle Triassic to Late Triassic age in the Western Canadian Sedimentary Basin that is present in northeastern British Columbia. It takes its name from the Liard River, and was first described from outcrops on the southern bank of that river, near Hell Gate Rapids in the Grand Canyon of the Liard, by E.D. Kindle in 1946.

  • Smith River (Liard River)

    The Smith River is a river in the Yukon Territory and the province of British Columbia, Canada, arising in the Yukon at 60°09′N 126°18′W and crossing the border to enter British Columbia at 60°00′00″N 126°23′25″W to its confluence with the Liard River at 59°33′00″N 126°29′00″W , between the confluences of the Toad and Coal Rivers. At the confluence is the site of the former Hudson's Bay Company trading post, Fort Halkett, and also Smith River Falls, which are jointly protected by Smith River Falls-Fort Halkett Provincial Park.

  • Liard Plain

    The Liard Plain is a landform in far northern British Columbia, Canada. It is located between the Smith River and the Dease Plateau.

  • Mount Liard

    Mount Liard (80°58′S 158°51′E ) is a peak 6 nautical miles (11 km) east of Mount Durnford in the Churchill Mountains of Antarctica. It rises to 1,770 metres (5,800 ft) on the ridge south of Cooper Snowfield. The peak was named by the Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names after Theodore J. Liard, Jr. (1918–2002), a geographer with the Department of Interior and the Department of Defense in toponymic research for the U.S. Board on Geographic Names, 1949–80. Liard was Chief of the Geographic Names Division at the Defense Mapping Agency, 1969–80.

  • Liard River Corridor Provincial Park and Protected Area

    Liard River Corridor Provincial Park and Protected Area is a provincial park in British Columbia, Canada. Part of the park is in the larger Muskwa-Kechika Management Area.

  • Liard Island

    Liard Island is a mountainous island, 24 kilometres (13 nmi) long, 11 kilometres (6 nmi) wide and rising to 1,000 metres (3,300 ft), situated in the north-central portion of Hanusse Bay, off the west coast of Graham Land, Antarctica. It was discovered and named by the French Antarctic Expedition, 1908–10, under Jean-Baptiste Charcot.

  • Matthew Liard

    Matthew Liard (1736-1782) was an English engraver. His work is held in the collection of the Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum.

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