North Thompson Oxbows East 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: Surrounding North Thompson River just W of junction with Albreda River, S of Valemount, Kamloops Division Yale Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 52°28'54''N, 119°14'39''W at the approximate centre of this feature.
Datum: NAD83
NTS Map: 83D/6

Origin Notes and History:

Established by Order in Council 590, 30 April 1996, containing 293 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 293 ha. more or less. Boundary redescribed per Bill 50-2004: Parks and Protected Areas Statutes Amendment Act, 17 May 2004; the whole now containing approximately 288 hectares.

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