Echo Bay Marine Park

Feature Type:Provincial Marine Park - A park designated and administered by the Province, primarily for water-oriented activities, that may or may not be only accessible by boat.
Status:
Name Authority: BC Geographical Names Office
Relative Location: W side of Gilford Island, NE of Port McNeill, Range 1 Coast Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 50°45'03''N, 126°29'41''W at the approximate centre of this feature.
Datum: NAD83
NTS Map: 92L/16
Related Maps: 92L/16
92L/9

Origin Notes and History:

Echo Bay Marine Park established per Order in Council 274, 26 January 1971, containing 4.66 acres. Conversion of OIC to Statute designation per Bill 17-2000: Protected Areas of British Columbia Act, 2001, 29 June 2000; the whole containing 1.5 ha. more or less.

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