Chasm 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: Near junction of Chasm Creek and Bonaparte River, between Clinton and 70 Mile House, Lillooet Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 51°10'44"N, 121°26'15"W at the approximate centre of this feature.
Datum: WGS84
NTS Map: 92P/3

Origin Notes and History:

Established as a Class A park per Order in Council 587, 17 May 1940. Area expanded per OIC 1384/58, 11 June 1958, and per Bill 53: Park Amendment Act 1995, 13 July 1995; the whole now containing 3,067 hectares more or less. Redescribed per Bill 50-2004: Parks and Protected Areas Statutes Amendment Act, 17 May 2004; the whole containing approximately 3,145 hectares.

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