Jackson Narrows 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: Surrounding E entrance to Jackson Passage, W side of Mathieson Channel, N of Bella Bella, Range 3 Coast Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 52°31'28''N, 128°18'07''W at the approximate centre of this feature.
Datum: NAD83
NTS Map: 103A/9

Origin Notes and History:

Established by Order in Council 1493, 16 September 1992. Conversion of OIC to Statute designation per Bill 17-2000: Protected Areas of British Columbia Act, 29 June 2000; the whole containing 71 hectares (41 hectares of upland and 30 hectares of foreshore) more or less. Boundary redescribed per Bill 24-2007: Parks and Protected Areas Statutes Amendment Act, 3 May 2007; the whole now containing approximately 67 hectares (38 hectares of upland and 29 hectares of foreshore).

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