Nuchatlitz 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: NW side of Nootka Island and numerous islets in entrance to Esperanza Inlet, Nootka Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 49°48'47''N, 126°58'10''W at the approximate centre of this feature.
Datum: NAD83
NTS Map: 92E/15

Origin Notes and History:

Established by Order in Council 589, 30 April 1996, containing 2105 ha. more or less. Conversion of OIC to Statute designation per Bill 17-2000: Protected Areas of British Columbia Act, 29 June 2000; the whole still containing approximately 2105 hectares (442 hectares of upland and 1663 hectares of foreshore).

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