BC Geographical Names

Name Details:

Name: Birkenhead Lake 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: Surrounding Birkenhead Lake and Sockeye Creek, N of Pemberton, Lillooet Land District
Latitude-LongitudeClick here for an explanation of Position Type.: 50°35'00''N, 122°45'00''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.: 92J/10
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Origin Notes and History:

Birkenhead Lake Park established per OIC 2604, 10 August 1963, containing 3,642 ha. Increased in size to include Sockeye Creek area, per Park Amendment Act 1997, 23 July 1997, the whole now containing 9,755 ha. Boundary redescribed per Bill 38-2008: Protected Areas of British Columbia (Conservancies and Parks) Amendment Act, 23 May 2008; the whole now containing approximately 10,439 hectares.
Source: BC place name cards, or correspondence to/from BC's Chief Geographer or BC Geographical Names Office