Mitlenatch Island Nature Park

Feature Type:Provincial Park - Legally defined land area, under provincial jurisdiction, for camping, outdoor recreation, and preservation of wildlife.
Status:
Name Authority: BC Geographical Names Office
Relative Location: N end Strait of Georgia, Sayward Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 49°57'08''N, 125°00'26''W at the approximate centre of this feature.
Datum: NAD83
NTS Map: 92F/14
Related Maps: 92F/14
92F/15

Origin Notes and History:

Mitlenatch Island Park was established by Order in Council 1842, 14 July 1961. Foreshore added per OIC 559, 22 February 1966. Name changed Mitlenatch Island Nature Park 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 155 hectares (36 hectares of upland and 119 hectares of foreshore) more or less.

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