BC Geographical Names

Name Details:

Name: Ruckle Park
Feature TypeClick here for a list of
Feature Types.
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Provincial Park - Legally defined land area, under provincial jurisdiction, for camping, outdoor recreation, and preservation of wildlife
StatusClick here for an explanation of Status.: Official
Relative Location: SE side of Saltspring Island, Saltspring Island Land District
Latitude-LongitudeClick here for an explanation of Position Type.: 48°46'54''N, 123°23'23''W at the approximate centre of this feature.
DatumClick here for an explanation of Datum.: NAD83
NTS MapClick here for an explanation of NTS Map.: 92B/14
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Origin Notes and History:

Established by Order in Council 2017, 18 June 1974, containing 1200 acres more or less. Redescribed per OIC 1201/90. Conversion of OIC to Statute designation per Bill 17-2000: Protected Areas of British Columbia Act, 29 June 2000; the whole containing 486 ha. more or less. Area expanded per Bill 50-2004: Parks and Protected Areas Statutes Amendment Act, 17 May 2004; the whole now containing approximately 494 hectares. Area expanded per Bill 24-2007: Parks and Protected Areas Statutes Amendment Act, 3 May 2007; the whole now containing approximately 529 hectares.
Source: BC place name cards, or correspondence to/from BC's Chief Geographer or BC Geographical Names Office
Named after the original owners.
Source: BC place name cards, or correspondence to/from BC's Chief Geographer or BC Geographical Names Office