Strathcona-Westmin 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: SW side of Buttle Lake in Strathcona Provincial Park, Clayoquot Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 49°34'42''N, 125°35'41''W at the approximate centre of this feature.
Datum: NAD83
NTS Map: 92F/12

Origin Notes and History:

Strathcona-Myra Park established as a Class B provincial park by Order in Council 839, 12 June 1989, comprising 3327 hectares formerly designated as Strathcona Recreation Area. Name changed to Strathcona-Westmin Park per OIC 1418, 15 September 1990, still a Class B provincial park, and the whole still containing 3327 hectares more or less.

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