Dawley Passage 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: E of SE end of Meares Island, E of Tofino, Clayoquot Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 49°08'47''N, 125°47'16''W at the approximate centre of this feature.
Datum: NAD83
NTS Map: 92F/4

Origin Notes and History:

Dawley Passage Park established by Bill 53: Park Amendment Act 1995, 13 July 1995, containing 154 ha. (61.6 hectares of upland and 92.5 hectares of foreshore) more or less. This is a marine park, accessible only by boat.

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