Francis Point 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: SW end of Francis Peninsula, just S of Pender Harbour on W side of Sechelt Penninsula, New Westminster Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 49°36'44''N, 124°03'28''W at the approximate centre of this feature.
Datum: NAD83
NTS Map: 92F/9

Origin Notes and History:

Established per Bill 50: Parks and Protected Areas Statutes Amendment Act 2004, 17 May 2004; the whole containing 81 ha. more or less, including 72 ha. upland and 9 ha. foreshore. Boundary redescribed per Bill 15: Protected Areas of British Columbia Amendment Act, 19 May 2010, the whole containing approximately 83 hectares (74 hectares of upland and 9 hectares of foreshore).

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