Robson Bight (Michael Bigg) Park

Feature Type:Provincial Park - Legally defined land area, under provincial jurisdiction, for camping, outdoor recreation, and preservation of wildlife.
Status: Lookup the official name
Relative Location: Lower reaches of Tsitika River, E of Port McNeill, Rupert Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 50°27'29"N, 126°35'20"W at the approximate centre of this feature.
Datum: WGS84
NTS Map: 92L/7

Other Recorded Names:

Michael Bigg Park

Origin Notes and History:

"Robson Bight (Michael Bigg) Park" established by Bill 53: Park Amendment Act 1995, 13 July 1995, encompassing Robson Bight Ecological Reserve, Tsitika Mountain Ecological Reserve and Mount Derby Ecological Reserve and surrounding environs; the whole containing 6,570 ha. more or less. Name changed to Lower Tsitika River Park and area reduced per Bill 15-2001: Protected Areas of British Columbia Amendment Act, 11 April 2001, to exclude the 3 Ecological Reserves (which reverted to ER status); the whole now containing 3745 ha. more or less.

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