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Originally appearing in Volume V10, Page 281 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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FERNIE, an important city in the east Kootenay district of British Columbia. Pop. about 4000. It is situated on the Crow's Nest branch of the Canadian Pacific railway, at the junction of Coal Creek with the Elk `river, and owes its importance to the extensive coal mines in its vicinity. There are about Soo coke ovens in operation at Fernie, which supply most of the smelting plants in southern British Columbia with fuel.
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