BC Geographical Names

Name Details:

Name: Sunshine Coast Regional District
Feature TypeClick here for a list of
Feature Types.
Regional District - A division of the province incorporated as a regional district
StatusClick here for an explanation of Status.: Official
Name Authority: BC Geographical Names Office
Relative Location: Surrounding Jervis Inlet, Sechelt Peninsula and SW side Howe Sound
Latitude-LongitudeClick here for an explanation of Position Type.: 50°00'00''N, 123°45'00''W at the approximate centre of this feature.
DatumClick here for an explanation of Datum.: NAD27
NTS MapClick here for an explanation of NTS Map.: 92J/4
Related MapClick here for an explanation of Related Maps.:
92F/16 92F/8 92F/9 92G/11
92G/12 92G/13 92G/14 92G/5
92G/6 92J/4 92J/5 92K/1
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Origin Notes and History:

Incorporated as Sunshine Coast Regional District 4 January 1967; name confirmed 4 April 1974 on MCR-5, sheet 3. Link to the regional district's own internet site through http://www.civicnet.gov.bc.ca/
Source: BC place name cards, or correspondence to/from BC's Chief Geographer or BC Geographical Names Office