Naikoon 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: NE side of Graham Island, Queen Charlotte Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 53°53'00''N, 131°51'45''W at the approximate centre of this feature.
Datum: NAD83
NTS Map: 103G/13
Related Maps: 103F/16
103F/9
103G/12
103G/13
103J/4

Origin Notes and History:

Established by Bill 174, 18 May 1973. Area expanded per OIC 869, 12 May 1988. 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 72,641 ha. more or less. Boundary redescribed per Bill 10-2009: Protected Areas of British Columbia Amendment Act, 20 October 2009; the whole now containing approximately 69,071 hectares (66,961 of upland and 2,110 hectares of foreshore).

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

Naikoon is the Haida name for Rose Point; it means "long nose".

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