Khutzeymateen Park

Feature Type:Provincial Park - Legally defined land area, under provincial jurisdiction, for camping, outdoor recreation, and preservation of wildlife.
Name Authority: BC Geographical Names Office
Pronounced: KOOT-sa mateen
Relative Location: NE of Prince Rupert, Range 5 Coast Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 54°38'00''N, 129°46'31''W at the approximate centre of this feature.
Datum: NAD83
NTS Map: 103I/12
Related Maps: 103I/11

Origin Notes and History:

"Khutzeymateen Park [a.k.a. Khutzeymateen/K'tzim-a-deen Grizzly Sanctuary]" established by Order in Council 1032, 15 August 1994, containing 44,902 ha. 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 44,902 hectares. Boundary redescribed per Bill 24-2007: Parks and Protected Areas Statutes Amendment Act, 3 May 2007; the whole now containing approximately 45,052 hectares (44,588 hectares of upland and 464 hectares of foreshore).

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