Scott Islands 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.
Relative Location: NW of Cape Scott, NW tip of Vancouver Island, Rupert Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 50°48'30''N, 128°40'00''W at the approximate centre of this feature.
Datum: NAD27
NTS Map: 102I/15
Related Maps: 102I/14

Origin Notes and History:

Established by Bill 53: Park Amendment Act 1995, 13 July 1995, encompassing Anne Vallee (Triangle Island) Ecological Reserve, Beresford Island Ecological Reserve, Lanz and Cox Islands Ecological Reserve, and Sartine Island Ecological Reserve; the whole containing 6,216 hectares more or less (2,139 hectares of upland and 4,076 hectares of foreshore). Name changed to Lanz and Cox Islands Park and area reduced [Anne Vallee (Triangle Island), Beresford Island and Sartine Island Ecological Reserves removed from the park] per Bill 17-2000: Protected Areas of British Columbia Act, 29 June 2000; the whole now containing 5,556 ha. more or less. (1,950 hectares of upland and 3,606 hectares of foreshore).

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