Akamina-Kishinena Park

Feature Type:Provincial Park - Legally defined land area, under provincial jurisdiction, for camping, outdoor recreation, and preservation of wildlife.
Name Authority: BC Geographical Names Office
Relative Location: SE corner of the Province, bounded by Alberta and Montana, Kootenay Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 49°02'00''N, 114°11'00''W at the approximate centre of this feature.
Datum: NAD83
NTS Map: 82G/1

Origin Notes and History:

Akamina-Kishinena Recreation Area established by Order in Council 1715, 17 September 1986; confirmed 22 December 1986. Status changed to Akamina-Kishinena Provincial Park per Park Amendment Act 1995, 13 July 1995; confirmed 1 November 1995.

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