Read Island Park

Feature Type:Provincial Park - Legally defined land area, under provincial jurisdiction, for camping, outdoor recreation, and preservation of wildlife.
Status:
Name Authority: BC Geographical Names Office
Relative Location: S end of Read Island, E of Quadra Island at N end of Strait of Georgia, Sayward Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 50°08'41''N, 125°08'06''W at the approximate centre of this feature.
Datum: NAD83
NTS Map: 92K/3

Origin Notes and History:

Established by Order in Council 589, 30 April 1996, containing 637 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 637 ha. more or less.

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