BC Geographical Names

Name Details:

Name: Robson Bight (Michael Bigg) Park
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Feature Types.
Provincial Park - Legally defined land area, under provincial jurisdiction, for camping, outdoor recreation, and preservation of wildlife
StatusClick here for an explanation of Status.: Not official. Lookup the official name
Relative Location: Lower reaches of Tsitika River, E of Port McNeill, Rupert Land District
Latitude-LongitudeClick here for an explanation of Position Type.: 50°27'30''N, 126°35'30''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.: 92L/7
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Origin Notes and History:

"Robson Bight (Michael Bigg) Park" established by Bill 53: Park Amendment Act 1995, 13 July 1995, encompassing Robson Bight Ecological Reserve, Tsitika Mountain Ecological Reserve and Mount Derby Ecological Reserve and surrounding environs; the whole containing 6,570 ha. more or less. Name changed to Lower Tsitika River Park and area reduced per Bill 15-2001: Protected Areas of British Columbia Amendment Act, 11 April 2001, to exclude the 3 Ecological Reserves (which reverted to ER status); the whole now containing 3745 ha. more or less.
Source: BC place name cards, or correspondence to/from BC's Chief Geographer or BC Geographical Names Office