Banana 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: In South Thompson River, NE of Pritchard, Kamloops Division Yale Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 50°43'36''N, 119°46'12''W at the approximate centre of this feature.
Datum: NAD83
NTS Map: 82L/12

Origin Notes and History:

Established per Order in Council 590/96, 30 April 1996, containing 10.4 ha. Conversion of OIC to Statute designation per Bill 50/2004: Parks and Protected Areas Statutes Amendment Act, 17 May 2004; the whole containing approximately 6 hectares.

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