BC Geographical Names

Name Details:

Name: Eastgate
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Community
StatusClick here for an explanation of Status.: Official
Relative Location: At E entrance of E.C. Manning Provincial Park, S of Princeton, Yale Division Yale Land District
Latitude-LongitudeClick here for an explanation of Position Type.: 49°08'16''N, 120°36'49''W at the approximate population centre of this feature.
DatumClick here for an explanation of Datum.: NAD83
NTS MapClick here for an explanation of NTS Map.: 92H/2
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Origin Notes and History:

The dual name "Eastgate (community) / (Manning Park Post Office)" was adopted 30 June 1982 on 92H/2. The dual name dismantled into its' component parts, Eastgate (community) and Manning Park (Post Office), in July 1993 by Ottawa; BOTH names to be labelled on BC maps
Source: BC place name cards, or correspondence to/from BC's Chief Geographer or BC Geographical Names Office
Manning Park Post Office was opened 2 July 1953, located at 49 04 - 120 47 in the community of Manning Park. The post office was relocated 1 April 1977 to the community of Eastgate, at the east entrance to the park.
Source: BC place name cards, or correspondence to/from BC's Chief Geographer or BC Geographical Names Office