Sowchea Bay 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: S end of Stuart Lake just W of Fort St. James, Range 5 Coast Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 54°25'12''N, 124°27'00''W at the approximate centre of this feature.
Datum: NAD83
NTS Map: 93K/8

Origin Notes and History:

Sowchea Bay Recreation Area established by Order in Council 1129, 10 August 1989, the whole containing 13 ha. Status changed to a provincial park, to be called Sowchea Bay Park per Bill 17-2000: Protected Areas of British Columbia Act, 29 June 2000; the whole still containing 13 hectares (4 hectares upland and 9 hectares foreshore) more or less.

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