Sabine Channel 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: Surrounding Jervis Island, between S end Texada Island and Lasqueti Island, Nanaimo Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 49°30'58''N, 124°15'33''W at the approximate centre of this feature.
Datum: NAD83
NTS Map: 92F/9

Origin Notes and History:

Established per Bill 15-2001: Protected Areas of British Columbia Amendment Act, 2001, 11 April 2001; the whole containing 95 ha. more or less. Area expanded per Bill 38-2008: Protected Areas of British Columbia (Conservancies and Parks) Amendment Act, 23 May 2008; the whole now containing approximately 2254 hectares (164 hectares of upland and 2090 hectares of foreshore).

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