Atlin/A Téix'gi Aan Tlein 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: Surrounding S end of Atlin Lake, Cassiar Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 59°09'00''N, 134°03'00''W at the approximate centre of this feature.
Datum: NAD83
NTS Map: 104M/1
Related Maps:
104K/13 104L/16 104M/1 104M/8
104N/12 104N/3 104N/4 104N/5

Other Recorded Names:

A Téix'gi Aan Tlein Park

Origin Notes and History:

Atlin Park established per Bill 174: Parks Act, 18 May 1973, containing 232,695 ha. more or less. Boundary redescribed per Bill 50-2004: Parks and Protected Areas Statutes Amendment Act, 17 May 2004; the whole containing approximately 206,575 hectares. Name changed to Atlin/A Téix'gi Aan Tlein Park and boundary extended to include much of the former Atlin Recreation Area, per Bill 49-2012: Protected Areas of British Columbia Amendment Act, 31 May 2012, the whole now containing approximately 229,894 hetares.

Source: BC place name cards, files, correspondence and/or research by BC Chief Geographer/Geographical Names Office.