Babine Lake 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.
Status:
Name Authority: BC Geographical Names Office
Relative Location: Various sites on Babine Lake, Range 5 Coast Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 54°30'40''N, 125°42'20''W at the approximate centre of this feature.
Datum: NAD83
NTS Map: 93K/12
Related Maps: 93K/12
93K/6
93M/2

Origin Notes and History:

Babine Lake Marine Park established by Order in Council 0681, 21 May 1993, being 2 sites at Pendleton Bay, the whole containing 36.9 ha. A site at Smithers Landing was added by OIC 0789, 14 June 1993, the whole containing 157.8 ha. more or less. Sites at Hook (Deep) Bay, Pierre Creek, Pinkut Creek and Sandpoint were added per Bill 15-2001: Protected Areas of British Columbia Amendment Act, 2001, 11 April 2001; the whole now containing 492 ha. more or less. All 6 sites redescribed per Bill 50-2004: Parks and Protected Areas Statutes Amendment Act, 17 May 2004.

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

Pendleton Bay sites located at 54º 30' 55" - 125º 42' 00" and 54º 30' 15" - 125º 41' 50". Smithers Landing site located at 55º 04' 05" - 126º 32' 20". Hook (Deep) Bay site located at 54º 32' 45" - 125º 41' 20". Pierre Creek site located at 54º 38' 00" - 125º 51' 10". Sandpoint site located at 54º 40' 30" - 125º 53' 45". Pinkut Creek site located at 54º 26' 50" - 125º 27' 00". All coordinates NAD27.

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