Dixie Cove Marine Park

Feature Type:Provincial Marine Park - A park designated and administered by the Province, primarily for water-oriented activities, that may or may not be only accessible by boat.
Name Authority: BC Geographical Names Office
Relative Location: E side Hohoae Island, just W of Fair Harbour, Kyuquot Sound, Rupert Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 50°03'05''N, 127°11'55''W at the approximate centre of this feature.
Datum: NAD83
NTS Map: 92L/3

Origin Notes and History:

Dixie Cove Park established per Order in Council 589, 30 April 1996, containing 156 ha. Name changed to Dixie Cove Marine Park per Bill 29: Park Amendment Act 1997, 23 July 1997, the whole now containing 164 hectares (113 hectares of upland and 51 hectares of foreshore).

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