Copeland Islands Marine Park

Feature Type:Provincial Marine Park - A park designated and administered by the Province, primarily for water-oriented activities, that may or may not be only accessible by boat.
Name Authority: BC Geographical Names Office
Relative Location: Off W side Malaspina Peninsula, NE side Strait of Georgia opposite Campbell River (city), New Westminster Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 50°00'34''N, 124°48'53''W at the approximate centre of this feature.
Datum: NAD83
NTS Map: 92K/2
Related Maps: 92F/15

Origin Notes and History:

Established by Order in Council 2741, 29 July 1971, and by OIC 4238, 22 November 1971. Boundary re-established per OIC 1202/90 (date not cited). Conversion of OIC to Statute designation per Bill 15-2001: Protected Areas of British Columbia Amendment Act, 2001, 11 April 2001; the whole containing approximately 423 hectares (145 hectares of upland and 278 hectares of foreshore).

Source: BC place name cards, or correspondence to/from BC's Chief Geographer or BC Geographical Names Office