Plumper Cove 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: NW side of Keats Island, in entrance to Howe Sound, New Westminster Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 49°24'20''N, 123°27'52''W at the approximate centre of this feature.
Datum: NAD83
NTS Map: 92G/6

Origin Notes and History:

Plumper Cove Park established by Order in Council 430, 22 February 1960. Name changed to Plumper Cove Marine Park 22 August 1988 on 92G/6. Redescribed 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 57 hectares (34 hectares of upland and 23 hectares of foreshore) more or less. Boundary redescribed per Bill 50-2004: Parks and Protected Areas Statutes Amendment Act, 17 May 2004; the whole now containing approximately 66 hectares (33 hectares of upland and 33 hectares of foreshore).

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