North Thompson Oxbows Jensen Island 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: In North Thompson River at Heffley Creek (community) just beyond N end of Kamloops, Kamloops Division Yale Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 50°52'20''N, 120°17'01''W at the approximate centre of this feature.
Datum: NAD83
NTS Map: 92I/16

Origin Notes and History:

Established by Order in Council 590, 30 April 1996, containing 30 ha. more or less. Conversion of OIC to Statute designation per Bill 29-1997: Park Amendment Act 1997, 23 July 1997, the whole still containing 30 ha. more or less.

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