Háthayim 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: N end Cortes Island, NE of Campbell River (city), Sayward Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 50°10'25''N, 124°57'30''W at the approximate centre of this feature.
Datum: NAD83
NTS Map: 92K/2

Origin Notes and History:

Von Donop Marine Park established by Order in Council 1593, 2 December 1993. Name changed to "Háthayim Park (a.k.a. Von Donop Marine Park)" per Bill 53: Park Amendment Act 1995, 13 July 1995, containing 1,277 ha. Name further changed to "Háthayim Marine Park (a.k.a. Von Donop Marine Park)" per Bill 29: Park Amendment Act 1997, 23 July 1997, to reflect BC Parks Branch naming conventions for provincial marine parks.

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