Pirates 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: SE side of De Courcy Island, between Stuart and Pylades Channels just SE of Nanaimo, Nanaimo Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 49°05'47''N, 123°43'33''W at the approximate centre of this feature.
Datum: NAD83
NTS Map: 92G/4

Origin Notes and History:

Established by Order in Council 753, 8 March 1968, containing 76.3 acres. 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 31 ha. more or less. Boundary redescribed per Bill 50-2004: Parks and Protected Areas Statutes Amendment Act, 17 May 2004; the whole containing approximately 32 hectares (26 hectares of upland and 6 hectares of foreshore).

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