Spatsizi Plateau Wilderness 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
Relative Location: Surrounding upper Stikine River, SE of Dease Lake, Cassiar Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 57°32'00''N, 128°30'00''W at the approximate centre of this feature.
Datum: NAD83
NTS Map: 104H/9
Related Maps:
104H/1 104H/10 104H/11 104H/14
104H/15 104H/16 104H/2 104H/6
104H/7 104H/8 104H/9 94E/12
94E/4 94E/5

Origin Notes and History:

Established per Order in Council 3756/75, containing 1,668,000 acres more or less. Conversion of OIC to Statute designation per Bill 15-2001: Protected Areas of British Columbia Amendment Act, 2001, 11 April 2001; the whole containing 696,091 ha. more or less. Boundary extended per Bill 38-2008: Protected Areas of British Columbia (Conservancies and Parks) Amendment Act, 23 May 2008; the whole now containing approximately 698,659 hectares.

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