Penrose Island 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: N side of entrance to Rivers Inlet, Range 2 Coast Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 51°28'42''N, 127°44'13''W at the approximate centre of this feature.
Datum: NAD83
NTS Map: 92M/5
Related Maps: 92M/12

Origin Notes and History:

Penrose Island Marine Park established by Order in Council 1487, 16 September 1992, containing 2013 ha. Conversion of OIC to Statute designation per Bill 17-2000: Protected Areas of British Columbia Act, 29 June 2000; the whole still containing 2013 hectares (934 hectares upland and 1079 hectares foreshore) more or less.

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