Santa Gertrudis-Boca del Infierno 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: SE side of Nootka Island, between Clayoquot and Kyuquot Sounds on E side of Vancouver Island, Nootka Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 49°36'45''N, 126°37'47''W at the approximate centre of this feature.
Datum: NAD83
NTS Map: 92E/10

Origin Notes and History:

Santa Gertrudis-Boca del Infierno Park established per Order in Council 589, 30 April 1996, containing 440 ha. Name changed to Santa-Boca Park per Bill 29: Park Amendment Act 1997, 23 July 1997, the whole still containing 440 hectares (357 hectares of upland and 83 hectares of foreshore). Name changed back to Santa Gertrudis-Boca del Infierno Park per Bill 50-2004: Parks and Protected Areas Statutes Amendment Act, 17 May 2004; the whole still containing approximately 440 hectares (357 hectares of upland and 83 hectares of foreshore).

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