Broughton Archipelago 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: NE of Port McNeill (municipality) at E end of Queen Charlotte Strait, Range 3 Coast Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 50°41'00''N, 126°41'00''W at the approximate centre of this feature.
Datum: NAD27
NTS Map: 92L/10
Related Maps: 92L/10

Origin Notes and History:

Broughton Archipelago Marine Park established by Order in Council 1489, 16 September 1992, containing 11,679 hectares more or less. Conversion of OIC to Statute designation per Bill 50-2004: Parks and Protected Areas Statutes Amendment Act, 17 May 2004; the whole containing approximately 11,751 hectares (2 061 hectares of upland and 9 690 hectares of foreshore).

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