Rebecca Spit 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.
Name Authority: BC Geographical Names Office
Relative Location: E side of Quadra Island, just NE of Campbell River (city), Sayward Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 50°06'06''N, 125°11'18''W at the approximate centre of this feature.
Datum: NAD83
NTS Map: 92K/3

Origin Notes and History:

Rebecca Spit Park established by Order in Council 1575, 7 July 1959. Area increased per OIC 920, 25 March 1969. Form of name changed to Rebecca Spit Marine Park 15 June 1982 on 92 K/3. Conversion of OIC to Statute designation per Bill 17-2000: Protected Areas of British Columbia Act, 29 June 2000; the whole containing 177 ha. (22 hectares of upland and 155 hectares of foreshore) more or less.

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