Gibson 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: SE end of Flores Island, Clayoquot Sound, Clayoquot Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 49°15'48''N, 126°04'25''W at the approximate centre of this feature.
Datum: NAD83
NTS Map: 92E/8

Origin Notes and History:

Established per Order in Council 3687, 30 November 1967, containing 350 acres. Conversion of OIC to Statute designation per Bill 86, Park Amendment Act 1999, 28 June 1999, the whole containing approximately 143 hectares of upland. [the foreshore at Whitesand Cove is part of Flores Island Park.]

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