BC Geographical Names

Name Details:

Name: Roscoe Bay 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: SE side of West Redonda Island, facing Desolation Sound, New Westminster Land District
Latitude-LongitudeClick here for an explanation of Position Type.: 50°09'37''N, 124°46'34''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.: 92K/2
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Origin Notes and History:

Established by Order in Council 1189, 10 August 1989, containing 247 hectares (200 ha upland and 47 ha foreshore). Conversion of OIC to Statute designation and boundary redescribed per Bill 50-2004: Parks and Protected Areas Statutes Amendment Act, 17 May 2004; the whole now containing approximately 242 hectares (190 hectares of upland and 52 hectares of foreshore).
Source: BC place name cards, or correspondence to/from BC's Chief Geographer or BC Geographical Names Office