BC Geographical Names

Name Details:

Name: Mount Assiniboine 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: Adjoining BC-Alberta boundary, NE of Invermere, Kootenay Land District
Latitude-LongitudeClick here for an explanation of Position Type.: 50°56'40''N, 115°44'30''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.: 82J/13
Related MapClick here for an explanation of Related Maps.: 82J/13
82O/4
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Origin Notes and History:

Established by Order in Council 6 February 1922, containing approximately 13,000 acres. Area expanded per OIC 1205, 9 April 1973, the whole now containing 96,500 acres more or less. 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 39,050 ha. more or less.
Source: BC place name cards, or correspondence to/from BC's Chief Geographer or BC Geographical Names Office
One of seven national and provincial parks that together comprise the 26,583 sq. km World Heritage Site known as Canadian Rocky Mountain Parks.
Source: BC place name cards, or correspondence to/from BC's Chief Geographer or BC Geographical Names Office