Princess Louisa 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: Surrounding head of Princess Louisa Inlet, Queens Reach Jervis Inlet, New Westminster Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 50°12'36''N, 123°46'37''W at the approximate centre of this feature.
Datum: NAD83
NTS Map: 92J/4

Origin Notes and History:

Princess Louisa Park was established by Order in Council 1814, 24 June 1965. Name changed to Princess Louisa Marine Park 22 August 1988 on 92J/4. 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 65 hectares (38 hectares of upland and 27 hectares of foreshore) more or less. Boundary extended per Bill 50-2004: Parks and Protected Areas Statutes Amendment Act, 17 May 2004; the whole containing approximately 964 hectares (936 hectares of upland and 27 hectares of foreshore).

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