Peace Arch 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: Just inside the BC-Washington boundary adjacent to Semiahmoo Bay, in Surrey, New Westminster Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 49°00'17''N, 122°45'33''W at the approximate centre of this feature.
Datum: NAD83
NTS Map: 92G/2

Origin Notes and History:

Established by Order-in-Council 1506, 1939. Area increased per OIC 4038, 6 December 1973, the whole now containing 23 acres. Boundary redescribed per Bill 50-2004: Parks and Protected Areas Statutes Amendment Act, 17 May 2004; the whole containing approximately 9 hectares.

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