BC Geographical Names

Name Details:

Name: Kokanee Creek 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: N shore of West Arm Kootenay Lake, just NE of Nelson, Kootenay Land District
Latitude-LongitudeClick here for an explanation of Position Type.: 49°36'32''N, 117°07'25''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.: 82F/11
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Origin Notes and History:

Established by Order in Council 796, 5 April 1955. 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 approximately 260 hectares (171 hectares of upland and 89 hectares of foreshore).
Source: BC place name cards, or correspondence to/from BC's Chief Geographer or BC Geographical Names Office