Sechelt Inlets 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.
Status:
Name Authority: BC Geographical Names Office
Relative Location: 8 sites on Sechelt, Salmon and Narrows Inlets, N of Sechelt (municipality), New Westminster Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 49°37'52''N, 123°48'22''W at the approximate centre of this feature.
Datum: NAD83
NTS Map: 92G/12

Origin Notes and History:

Sechelt Inlets Marine Recreation Area established per Order in Council 1495, 10 July 1980, comprising 8 sites. Conversion of OIC to Statute designation and name changed to Sechelt Inlets Marine Park per Bill 86, Park Amendment Act 1999, 28 June 1999, the whole containing 140 hectares more or less.

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

1. Halfway Beach site; W side Sechelt Inlet; 6.4 hectares 2. Tuwanek Point site; E side Sechelt Inlet; 7.4 hectares 3. Thornhill Creek site; S side Salmon Inlet; 3.3 hectares 4. Nine Mile Point site; E side Sechelt Inlet; 6.1 hectares 5. Kunechin Point site; junction of Sechelt and Salmon Inlets, on N side; 2.3 hectares 6. Tzoonie Narrows site; Narrows Inlet; 42.6 hectares 7. Piper Point site; W side Sechelt Inlet; 5.2 hectares 8. Skaiakos Point site; W side Sechelt Inlet; .4 hectares

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